HyperDic: mental_disorder

English > 1 sense of the expression mental disorder:
NOUNstatemental disorder, mental disturbance, disturbance, psychological disorder, folie(psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion
English > mental disorder: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaning(psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness.
Synonymsmental disturbance, disturbance, psychological disorder, folie
Categorypsychiatry, psychopathology, psychological medicineThe branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
NarrowerAsperger's syndromeA psychiatric disorder usually noted during early school years
aberrationA disorder in one's mental state
affective disorder, major affective disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbanceAny mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant
anxiety disorderA cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom
conversion disorder, conversion reaction, conversion hysteriaA mental disorder characterized by the conversion of mental conflict into somatic forms (into paralysis or anesthesia having no apparent cause)
deliriumA usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations
delusional disorderAny mental disorder in which delusions play a significant role
dissociative disorderdissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down
encopresisinvoluntary defecation not attributable to physical defects or illness
folie a deuxThe simultaneous occurrence of symptoms of a mental disorder (as delusions) in two persons who are closely related (as siblings or man and wife)
neurosis, neuroticism, psychoneurosisA mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
personality disorderInflexible and maladaptive patterns of behavior
psychosomatic disorderA mental disorder that causes somatic symptoms
schizothymiaresembling schizophrenia but remaining within the bounds of normality
Broaderdisorder, upsetA physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal / normal functioning
Spanishdesequilibrio mental, enfermedad mental, folie, perturbación mental, perturbación, trastorno
Catalandesequilibri mental, folie, pertorbació mental

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