HyperDic: mental_state

English > 1 sense of the expression mental state:
NOUNstatemental state, psychological state, psychological condition, mental condition(psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
English > mental state: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaning(psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic.
Synonymspsychological state, psychological condition, mental condition
Categorypsychology, psychological scienceThe science of mental life
Narrowerabulia, abouliaA loss of will power
agitationA mental state of extreme / extreme emotional disturbance
anhedoniaAn inability to experience pleasure
anxiety, anxiousness(psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic
cognitive state, state of mindThe state of a person's cognitive processes
delusion, psychotic belief(psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary
depersonalization, depersonalisation(existentialism) a loss of personal identity
depressionA mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity
dissociation, disassociationA state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
elationAn exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism
enchantment, spell, tranceA psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
fugueA dreamlike state of altered consciousness that may last for hours or days
hallucinosisA mental state in which the person has continual hallucinations
hypnosisA state that resembles sleep / sleep but that is induced by suggestion
identity crisisdistress and disorientation (especially in adolescence) resulting from conflicting pressures and uncertainty about one's self and one's role in society
irritation, annoyance, vexation, botherationThe psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
mental healthThe psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment
mental illness, mental disease, psychopathyAny disease of the mind
moraleA state of individual psychological well-being based upon a sense of confidence and usefulness and purpose
nervousness, nervesAn uneasy psychological state
state of mind, frame of mindA temporary psychological state
trauma, psychic traumaAn emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Spanishestado mental, estado psicológico
Catalanestat mental, estat psicològic

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