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Mental Health

  1. 3. /false belief held in spite of invalidating evidence (religion and environment).
  2. 5. /persistent or irrational fear of specific object, activity or situation.
  3. 6. /fear of being contaminated by germs or dirt or contaminating others.
  4. 7. /false or distorted sensory experiences that appear to be real. They are generated by the mind rather than external stimuli and may be seen, heard, tasted, smelled or felt.
  5. 8. /chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury & marked by memory disorders, personality changes and impaired reasoning.
  6. 10. /long-term mental disorder of a breakdown in the relation between thought, emotion & behaviour.
  7. 14. /Severe mental illness due to damage to brain from poisoning, alcoholism and disease. (1. UTI, drug induced or alcohol, and 2. Brain damage, Alzheimer’s or stroke)
  8. 15. /temporary or long-term memory loss may be result of bilateral brain damage to parts of brain (storage, processing, or recall).
  9. 16. /acutely disturbed state of mind characterized by restlessness, illusions & incoherence due to fever, intoxication & other disorders.
  10. 17. /complete or partial loss of muscle movement.
  11. 19. /unpleasant cyco-motor state of extreme arousal, they may feel stirred up, excited, tense, confused, or irritable.
  1. 1. /severe emotional disorder due to personal derangement and loss of ability to function in reality. (1. Schizophrenia= hallucinations, 2. Bi-polar= delusions)
  2. 2. /symptoms include difficulty concentrating, depressed moods and withdrawal from family and friends.
  3. 4. /repression of ideas or emotion to prevent it obstructing into consciousness.
  4. 9. /intense feeling of elation or well-being which is exaggerated.
  5. 11. /re-experience traumatic events (dreaming).
  6. 12. /filling of gaps in memory by telling imaginary experiences, info or details.
  7. 13. /involuntary movements and prolonged muscle contractions (tremors & abnormal posture).
  8. 18. /sudden attacks of fear, nervousness and physical symptoms such as sweating and racing heart.