ABNORMAL -- deviating from the norm or average. A general term referring to severe personality disorders, usually implying psychosis
ANXIETY REACTION -- neurosis characterized by anxiety.
AUTISM -- excessive absorption in fantasy and escape from reality.
CATATONIC -- schizophrenic condition characterized by the loss of voluntary motion and cessation of verbal communication.
PERSONALITY DISORDER -- behavior disorder involving disturbances of trait or pattern, with little or no anxiety.
CONVERSION REACTION -- neurosis in which the conflict is converted into physical symptoms.
DEFENSE MECHANISM -- behaviors which offset or reduce the feelings of anxiety.
DELUSION -- false belief that persists despite the facts to the contrary.
HALLUCINATION -- perception of objects or events which have no reality.
DISORGANIZED TYPE -- schizophrenic reaction characterized by silliness and delusions, hallucinations, and regression.
HYPOCHONDRIACAL REACTION -- neurosis in which a person is excessively concerned with his physical welfare.
BIPOLAR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER -- psychotic reaction marked by extremes of mood.
NEUROSIS -- behavior disorder that arises when an individual's conflicts are not adequately handled by his defense mechanisms.
OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION -- neurosis characterized by the constant presence of one unwanted anxiety-provoking idea and the occurrence of impulses to perform certain acts frequently.
PARANOIA -- psychosis characterized by the development of systematic persecution or grandiose delusions.
PHOBIC REACTION -- neurosis characterized by intense, specific, irrational fear and the avoidance of the feared object or situation.
PSYCHOSIS -- behavior disorder that may include disorders of thought and feeling, hallucinations, delusions and bizarre behavior.
SCHIZOPHRENIC REACTION -- psychosis characterized by one or more of the following: regression, hallucinations, delusions, withdrawal from reality, posturing, flattened or inappropriate affect.
SOCIAL NORMS -- behaviors that are acceptable to society as a whole.
SOCIOPATHIC PERSONALITY -- character disorder involving amorality, lack of guilt and shame, behavior, chronic Iying, cheating, or stealing, and the Inability to profit from experience.
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