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Psychiatry

The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders.

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paruresis

Psychiatry; Phobias

A phobia of urinating when there are others in close proximity who may be watching, or when they are otherwise under some form of pressure. While most people suffer from this to a ...

oligophrenophobia

Psychiatry; Phobias

The term oligophrenophobia refers to 1. episodic or persistent anxiety occurred if any manifestation of impaired intelligence is observed, or 2. aversion toward mentally retarded ...

photophobia

Psychiatry; Phobias

A condition in which the eyes are more sensitive than normal to light.

hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia

Psychiatry; Phobias

Irrational and unreasoned fear of long words.

blood-injection-injury type phobia

Psychiatry; Phobias

According to the DSM-IV classification of mental disorders blood-injection-injury type phobias constitute a subtype of specific phobias. It includes fear of blood (hemophobia), ...

judeophobia

Psychiatry; Phobias

Suspicion of, hatred toward, or discrimination against Jews for reasons connected to their Jewish heritage.

sichuaphobia

Psychiatry; Phobias

Irrational and unreasoned fear of Chinese food.

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