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  1. a dysfunction characterized by consistent hyperactivity, distractibility, and lack of control over impulses, which interferes with ability to function normally at school, home, or work
  2. a severe disturbance in eating behavior caused by abnormal perceptions about one's body weight, as evidenced by an overwhelming fear of becoming fat that results in a refusal to eat and body weight well below normal
  3. a developmental disability characterized by difficulty understanding written or spoken words, sentences, or paragraphs that affects reading, spelling, and self-expression
  4. mental disorders resulting from abuse of substances such as drugs, alcohol, or other toxins, causing personal and social dysfunction; identified by the abused substance, such as alcohol abuse, amphetamine abuse, opioid (narcotic) abuse, and polysubstance abuse
  5. an anxiety disorder featuring unwanted, senseless obsessions accompanied by repeated compulsions; can interfere with all aspects of a person's daily life; for example, the thought that a door is not locked causing repetitive checking to make sure it is locked, or thoughts that one's body has been contaminated causing repetitive washins
  6. a milder affective disorder characterized by chronic depression

6 True/False questions

  1. manic depression
    bipolar disorder (BD)
    the most common anxiety disorder; characterized by chronic, excessive, uncontrollable worry about everyday problems; affects the ability to relax or concentrate, but does not usually interfere with social interactions or employment; physical symptoms include muscle tension, trembling, twitching, fatigue, headaches, nausea, and insomnia


  2. phobiaexaggerated fear of a specific object or circumstance that causes anxiety and panic; named for the object or circumstance, such as agoraphobia (fear of the marketplace), claustrophobia (fear of confinement), and acrophobia (fear of high places)


  3. hypochondriasisa preoccupation with thoughts of disease and concern that one is suffering from a serious condition that persists despite medical reassurance to the contrary


  4. mental retardationa disorder of sudden, recurrent attacks of intense feelings, including physical symptoms that mimic a heart attack (rapid heart rate, chest pain, shortness of breath, chills, sweating, and dizziness) with a general sense of loss of control or feeling that death is imminent; often progresses to agoraphobia


  5. bulimia nervosaan eating disorder characterized by binge eating followed by efforts to limit digestion through induced vomiting, use of laxative, or excessive exercise


  6. major depression
    major depressive illness
    clinical depression
    major affective disorder
    unipolar disorder
    an affective disorder characterized by mood swings of mania and depression (extreme up and down states)


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