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disorder

[dis′ȯrd·ər]
(crystallography)
Departures from regularity in the occupation of lattice sites in a crystal containing more than one element.
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1) The second sister probably escaped the delusional disorder as she was educated, had friends, and married.
The medical committee examined the woman twice and decided that she suffers from a delusional disorder.
Her family doctor said that she did not have delusional disorder.
I am convinced there was a delusional disorder going on.
Primary DP is a delusional disorder of the somatic type in which the person has a fixed belief in some physical defect or medical condition.
Coverage includes assessment principles; mental disorders and conditions--mood disorders, schizophrenia and delusional disorder, post traumatic stress, substance abuse, personality disorders, neurological and medical disorders, and impulsivity and aggression; outpatient, inpatient, and emergency treatment settings; treatment and management options, including psychopharmacology and electroconvulsive therapy, psychotherapeutic interventions, and seclusion and restraint; working with special populations such as children, adolescents, and the elderly; and various special topics, such as forensic issues, legal issues, sexual violence, violence toward mental health professionals, intimate partner violence, workplace violence, and school violence.
Objective: To review and illustrate a case of delusional disorder, somatic type.
In particular he finds that the king suffered from Paranoid Personality Disorder, which deteriorated into Delusional Disorder, both conditions as defined in the standard system of psychiatric classification.
BDD also appears to lie on a clinical continuum between obsessive-compulsive, eating, psychotic mood disorders, and delusional disorder, somatic type.
He awakens with Capgras syndrome, a delusional disorder that prevents him from identifying his older sister, Karin, his caretaker after his accident.
The Moule family have been devastated by this horrendous attack and they sincerely hope that, having been sentenced to life imprisonment, Simpson takes the opportunity to receive the necessary treatment to tackle the delusional disorder.
Jennifer Moore, whose delusional disorder left her convinced she was being chased by strangers carrying syringes, has been detained indefinitely.