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mental disorders:

see bipolar disorderbipolar disorder,
formerly manic-depressive disorder
or manic-depression,
severe mental disorder involving manic episodes that are usually accompanied by episodes of depression.
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; paranoiaparanoia
, in psychology, a term denoting persistent, unalterable, systematized, logically reasoned delusions, or false beliefs, usually of persecution or grandeur. In the former case the paranoiac creates a complex delusional system that purports to show that people want to
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; psychiatrypsychiatry
, branch of medicine that concerns the diagnosis and treatment of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders, including major depression, schizophrenia, and anxiety.
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; psychosispsychosis
, in psychiatry, a broad category of mental disorder encompassing the most serious emotional disturbances, often rendering the individual incapable of staying in contact with reality.
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; schizophreniaschizophrenia
, group of severe mental disorders characterized by reality distortions resulting in unusual thought patterns and behaviors. Because there is often little or no logical relationship between the thoughts and feelings of a person with schizophrenia, the disorder has
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The well-written, user-friendly text (accompanied by boxes with case examples) summarizes the mental disorders described in the DSM-5.
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BEIRUT: A new, landmark mental health program will train a quarter of doctors and nurses at primary health care centers around Lebanon in treating mental disorders by September next year, the national director of mental health said.
It is clear that smoking in people with mental disorders in the UK imposes a significant economic burden and therefore that the development and implementation of interventions to stop smoking in this group should be a high priority," wrote the researchers in the article published in Tobacco Control.
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She said that the issues of right discrimination and exploitation by non professionals of people with mental health and mental disorders need be addressed by better awareness and education of the mass public on mental health issues.
Taking up the challenge of bringing about a closer understanding of mental health and the importance of recognising signs and symptoms of common mental disorders in time and seek medical help, a band of professionals have offered to provide this education to commemorate World Mental Health Day on October 10.