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Social Phobia
Anxiety disorder involving a marked, persistent fear of social or performance situations that may cause embarrassment or humiliations as the result of scrutiny or evaluation by others. 
Rett's Disorder
Pervasive development disorder involving a characteristic pattern of symptoms following a period of normal development. 

Symptoms include deceleration of head growth, loss of purposeful hand movements, impaired coordination, and imparied language development.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
A disruptive behavior disorder involving a recurrent pattern of negativistic, defiant, and hostile behaviors toward authority.
Major Depressive Disorder
A mood disorder that involves one or more major depressive episodes without a history of manic, hypomanic, or mixed episodes. 
Dissociative Amnesia
A dissociative disorder involving one or more episodes of an inability to recall important personal information that connot be attributed to ordinary forgetfulness.  The gaps in memory are often related to a traumatic event.
Catecholamine Hypothesis
Theory that attributes depression to deficient norepinephrine and mania to excessive norepinephrine.
Autistic Disorder
A Pervasive Development Disorder characterized by qualitative impairment in communication; and restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped behaviors. 
Communication disorder involving a disturbance in normal fluency and time patterning of speech.  Onet is normally between the ages of two and seven years.
Schizophreniform Disorder
Psychotic Disorder involving active-phase psychotic symptoms and a duration of at least one month but less than six months.
Eating Disorder of infancy or early childhool that involves persistent eating of nonnutritive substances.
Mental Retardation
Developmental Disorder requiring significantly subaverage intellectual functioning (IQ = 70 or below); impairments in adaptive functioning, and onset prior to age 18. 

Types of MR: Mild, Moderate, Severe, and Profound.
Factitious Disorder
a Disorder characterized by the presence of physical or psychological symptoms that are intentionally produced or feigned appearently for the purpose of fulfilling an intrapsychic need to adopt the sick role.
Cyclothymic Disorder
Mood Disorder characterized by fluctuating hypomanic symptoms and numerous periods of depressive symtpoms for at least two years in adutls or one year in childern.
Bipolar II Disorder
Mood Disorder involving at least one major depressive episode and at lest one hypomanic episode.
Amphetamine or Cocaine Intoxication
Symptoms include euphoria, anxiety, paranoid ideations, tachycardio, dilated pupils, perspiration, confusino, and seizures. 
Tricyclics (TCAs)
Antidepressant drugs that are beleived to work by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine, dopamine, and/or serotonin.
Disruptive Disorder involving persistent, develeopmentally-inappropriate inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity. 
Avoidant Personality Disorder
Personality Disorder characterized by a pervasive pattern of social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and hypersensitivity to negative evaluation.
Childhood Disintegrative Disorder
Pervasive Developmental Disorder involving a distinct pattern of regression in at least two areas of development following at least two years of normal functioning.
Involves an intentional production or feigning of symptoms for the purpose of obtaining an external reward.
Panic Disorder
Anxiety Disorder involving two or more unexpected panic attacks (discrete periods of intense apprehension, frea, or terror that develop abruptly and usually peak within 10 minutes).

Symptoms may mimic a heart attack or hyperthyroidism.
Schizoaffective Disorder
Psychotic Disorder involving an uninterrupted period of disturbance in which there are concurrent symptoms of a mood Disorder and the active-phase symptoms of schizophrenia with at least a two week period in which hallucinations and delusions are present without predominant mood symptoms.
Somatoform Disorder
Disorder characterized by physical symptoms that suggest a medical disorder, but that are not fully explained by a medical condition and that are not intentionally produced.
Tourette's Disorder
A tic Disorder characterized by at least one vocal tic and multiple motor tics.
Anorexia Nervosa
Eating Disorder involving a refusal to maintain a minimally normal body weight; intense fear of gaining weight; disturbed perception of one's body shape and size; and in females, amenorrhea. 
Borderline Personality Disorder
Personality Disorder involving a pervasive pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image, affect, and marked impulsivity.
A disturbance in consciousness accompanied by either a change in cognition (loss of memory, disorientation) and/or perceptual abnormalities. 

Symptoms usually develop rapidly and fluctuate over time.
Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Personality Disorder that is diagnosed in the presence of pervasive deficits in interpersonal relationships; acute discomfort with, and restricted capacity for, close relationships; and eccentricities in cognition, perception, and behavior.
Substance Abuse
Disorder characterized by a maladaptinve patternof substance use leading to clinically significant impairment or distress as evidenced by the presence of at least one symptom during a 12-month period.
Anxiety Disorder involving anxiety about being in situations or palces from which escape might be difficult or embarrassing or in which help might not be available if a panic attach or panic like symptoms occur.
Conduct Disorder
Disruptive Disorder involving a persistent pattern of behaviors that violate the rights of others and/or age-appropriate social rules (IE aggression to people and animals, destruction of property, deceitfulness or theft, serious violation of rules). 
Dysthymic Disorder
mood Disorder involving a  chronically depressed mood that is present most of the time for at least two years in adults or one year in children.
Sexual Disorder in which intense, recurrent sexual urges, fantasies, or behaviors involve either nonhuman objects; suffering or humiliation of oneself or one's partner; or children or other nonconsenting partners.
Schizoid Personality Disorder
Personality Disorder involving a pervasive pattern of indifference to interpersonal relationships and a restricted range of emotional expression in social settings.
Specific Phobia
Anxiety Disorder characterized by marked, persistent fear of a specific object or situation orther than those associated with agoraphobia or social phobia.
Brief Psychotic Disorder
Psychotic Disorder involving delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech,and/or grossly disorganized behaivor that is present for at least one day but less than one month.
Disturbance involving some degree of memory impairment and at least one other cognitive impairment (aphasia, apraxia, agnosia, disturbance in executive functioning). 

Onset is usually insidious and course is progessive.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Anxiety Disorder that ivolves the development of characteristic symptoms after exposure to a traumatic event that entails actual or threatened death or serious injury to self or others. 

Characterized by intense fear, helplessness, or horror; followed by persistent reexperienceing of the trauma, avoidance of stimuli associated with the trauma, and persisitent symptoms of increased arousal.
Substance Dependence
Involves continued use of a substance despite significant substance related problems as evidenced by the presence of at least three characteristic symptoms during a 12-month period.
Bipolar I Disorder
Mood Disorder involving the presence of at least one or more manic or mixed episodes with or without a histroy of a major depressive episode. 
Conversion Disorder
Somatoform Disorder characterized by syomtoms that suggest a serious neurological or other meidcal condition (paralysis, blindness, loss of pain sensation) but for which no meidcal explanation can be found. 

Primary Gain:  keeping an inner conflect out of consviousness

Secondary Gain:  Avoiding an unpleasant activity or obtaining support

Symptoms are not voluntarily produced.
Elimination Disorder characterized by repeated voiding of urine during the day or night into the bed or clothes that is usually involuntary.
Psychotic Disorder involving a disturbance of six month or more that includes at least one month or more of active phase symptoms: Delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior. 
Asperger's Disorder
Pervasive Devleopmental Disorder involving severe impairment in social interactions and a restricted repertoire of behaviors with no substantial delays in cognitive, language, or self-help skills
Bulimia Nervosa
Eating Disorder invol
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