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Acting out

Acute

Acute stress disorder

Addiction

Adjustment disorder

Affect

Agoraphobia

Alcoholics anonymous(aa)

Alexithymia

Alienation

Alzheimer’s disease

Amnesia

Anger management

Anhedonia

Anorexia nervosa (an)

Antidepressants

Antipsychotic/ neuroleptic

Antisocial personality disorder (aspd)

Anxiety

Anxiety disorders

Anxiolytic drugs

Apathy

Aphasia

Assessment

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd)

Autism

B

Behavioral therapy

Bereavement

Binge eating disorder (bed)

Bipolar disorder

Body dysmorphic disorder (bdd)

Body image

Borderline personality disorder (bpd)

Brief psychotic disorder

Bulimia nervosa (bn)

Burnout

C

Caregiver

Catatonia

Chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic mental disorder

Clinical psychologist

Cognitive therapy

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt)

Comorbidity

Compulsion

Conduct disorder

Confidentiality

Coping

Counselor

Crisis

Current prevalence

D

Delusion

Dementia

Depression

Diagnosis

Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (dsm)

Dissociation

Dissociative identity disorder (did)

Distress

Dyscalculia

Dysgraphia

Dyslexia

Dyspraxia

E

Early intervention

Eating disorders

Efficacy

Electroconvulsive therapy (ect)

Emotions

Empathy

Encopresis

Enuresis

Eustress

Exhaustion

F

Fear

G

Gender identity disorder (gid)

Gender role

Generalized anxiety disorder (gad)

Group therapy

H

Hallucination

Histrionic personality disorder

Hormones

Huntington’s disease

Hyperactivity

Hypochondria (illness anxiety disorder)

I

Illusion

International classification of diseases (icd)

L

Lifetime prevalence

M

Mania

Mental health

Mental illness

Mindfulness

Mood

Mood disorders

Mood-congruent delusion

Mood-incongruent behavior

N

Narcissistic personality disorder

Neurosis

Non-communicable diseases(ncd)

O

Obsession

Obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd)

Obsessive compulsive personality disorder (ocpd)

P

Pain disorder

Panic

Panic disorder

Paranoia

Paranoid personality disorder

Parkinson’s disease

Passive aggressive behaviour

Personality disorder

Pervasive developmental disorder (pdd)

Phobia

Placebo

Postpartum depression

Posttraumatic stress disorder (ptsd)

Psychodynamic therapy

Psychosis

Psychosomatic disorder

R

Rehabilitation

Resilience

S

Schizoaffective disorder

Schizoid personality disorder

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenogenic

Schizotypal personality disorder

Self-harm

Self-help

Signs

Socialization

Somatic

Somatization disorder

Somnambulism (also known as sleepwalking disorder)

Stigma

Stress

Substance abuse

Suicide

Symptom

Syndrome

T

Therapy

Tic

Tourette’s syndrome

Trauma

Traumatic brain injury

Traumatic childhood abuse

W

Withdrawal