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A

Able-bodied

Absenteeism

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Acting out

Acute

Acute stress disorder

Addiction

Adjustment disorder

Adolescence

Advance directive

Affect

Agoraphobia

Akethesia

Alcoholics anonymous(aa)

Alexithymia

Alienation

Ally

Alternative therapy

Alzheimer’s disease

Amnesia

Anesthesia

Anger management

Anhedonia

Anorexia nervosa (an)

Antenatal

Antidepressants

Antipsychotic/ neuroleptic

Antisocial personality disorder (aspd)

Anxiety

Anxiety disorders

Anxiolytic drugs

Apathy

Aphasia

Apolipoprotein E (APOE)

Assessment

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD)

Autism

Ayurveda

AYUSH

B

Behavioral therapy

Bereavement

Binge eating disorder (bed)

Bipolar disorder

Bipolar I Disorder

Bipolar II disorder

Black and white thinking

Blue whale challenge

Body dysmorphic disorder (bdd)

Body image

Borderline personality disorder (bpd)

Boundaries

Breach of consent

Brief psychotic disorder

Bulimia nervosa (bn)

Bullying

Burnout

C

Capacity

Caregiver

Catastrophization

Catatonia

Chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic mental disorder

Chronic pain

Cisgender:

Clinical psychologist

Cognitive

Cognitive error/cognitive distortion

Cognitive health

Cognitive therapy

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt)

Combined type ADHD

Coming out

Community mental health care

Comorbidity

Compulsion

Computed tomography (CT)

Conduct disorder

Confidentiality

Coping

Counselling

Counselor

Crisis

Current prevalence

Cyclothemia

D

Delirium

Delusion

Dementia

Denial

Depression

Diagnosis

Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (dsm)

Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)

Disability certificate

Disclosure

Discrimination

Disenfranchised grief

Dissociation

Dissociative identity disorder

Dissociative identity disorder (did)

Distress

District mental health review board

Diversity (in the workplace)

Down’s syndrome

Dyscalculia

Dysgraphia

Dyslexia

Dysphoria

Dyspraxia

Dysthymia

E

Early intervention

Eating disorders

Efficacy

Electroconvulsive therapy (ect)

Emergency treatment

Emotional abuse

Emotional distress

Emotional trauma

Emotionally unstable

Emotions

Empathy

Employee assistance program (EAP)

Empty nest syndrome

Encopresis

Enuresis

Eustress

Exhaustion

F

Fear

Fibromyalgia

Free association

G

Gatekeeper

Gender dysphoria

Gender identity disorder (gid)

Gender role

Genderqueer

Generalized anxiety disorder (gad)

Geriatric depression

Grief

Grooming

Group therapy

H

Halfway home

Hallucination

Harassment

Heredity

Histrionic personality disorder

Holistic

Hormones

Huntington’s disease

Hyperactive-impuslive ADHD

Hyperactivity

Hyperthyroidism

Hypochondria (illness anxiety disorder)

Hypothyroidism

I

Illusion

Impulse control disorder

Inattentive ADHD

Inclusion

Independent patient

Informed consent

Intellectual disability

International classification of diseases (icd)

Interpersonal relationships

Intersex

K

Kleptomania

L

Learning disability

LGBTQIA+

Life coach

Life events

Life skills

Life-stage disorders

Lifetime prevalence

Limbic system

M

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Mania

Manipulation

Menopause

Mental health

Mental health disorder

Mental Healthcare Act

Mental illness

Mentalization-based treatment (MBT)

Mindfulness

Mood

Mood disorders

Mood swings

Mood-congruent delusion

Mood-incongruent behavior

Mood-regulating chemicals

N

Narcissistic personality disorder

Narcolepsy

National mental health survey

Neurocognitive disorders

Neurodegenerative illnesses

Neurological examination

Neurosis

Neurotransmitter

Nominated representative

Non-communicable diseases(ncd)

Non-motor symptoms

O

Obsession

Obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd)

Obsessive compulsive personality disorder (ocpd)

Oxytocin

P

Pain disorde

Pain disorder

Panic

Panic disorder

Paranoia

Paranoid personality disorder

Parasympathetic system

Parkinson’s disease

Passive aggressive behaviour

Pathological

Perimenopause

Personality disorder

Pervasive developmental disorder (pdd)

Pharmacological

Phobia

Placebo

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Poor responsiveness

Positive psychology

Postpartum depression

Posttraumatic stress disorder (ptsd)

Postvention

Power-based personal violence:

Prefrontal cortex

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)

Presenteeism

Promiscuous

Psychiatrist

Psychodynamic therapy

Psychosis

Psychosocial

Psychosocial maturity

Psychosomatic disorder

R

Reading specialist

Reasonable accommodation

Rehabilitation

Relapse

Resilience

Restless legs syndrome

Restraints and seclusion

Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act

S

Schizoaffective disorder

Schizoid personality disorder

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenogenic

Schizotypal personality disorder

Self-consciousness

Self-esteem

Self-harm

Self-help

Sensitivity

Sensitization

Sexual dysfunction

Sexuality

Signs

Sleep apnea

Sleep-cycle-reversal

Social anxiety disorder

Social exclusion

Social skills

Socialization

Somatic

Somatization disorder

Somnambulism (also known as sleepwalking disorder)

Spatial relationships

Special child

Speech disorder

Spoonie

Sterilization surgery

Stigma

Stress

Substance abuse

Suicidal ideation

Suicide

Suicide prevention

Suicide survivor

Symptom

Syndrome

T

Therapy

Thought suppression

Tic

Tourette’s syndrome

Transgender

Transitioning

Transman

Transwoman

Trauma

Traumatic brain injury

Traumatic childhood abuse

Treatment-gap

Tremor

Trigger

Turmoil

U

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

V

Vulnerable

W

Wellbeing

Withdrawal

Y

Yoga