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Psychological disorders

Psychological disorders cover disorders primarily rooted in a person's psych or mind.

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Psychological disorders


Psychology; Psychological disorders

Facebook phobia, or having an aversion to all things Facebook. Example: "I'be been suffering from a bout of prosopobibliophobia - I haven't updated my profile pic in months."

bipolar depression

Psychology; Psychological disorders

Also called bipolar disorder, bipolar depression is a psychiatric disorder characterized by periods of mania alternating with periods of depression, usually interspersed with relatively long ...

learning disability

Psychology; Psychological disorders

A condition that interferes with a person's ability to learn. It affects how well a person can pay attention.

fugue state

Psychology; Psychological disorders

A psychological disorder characterized by reversible amnesia for memories, personality, and personal identity. A fugue state can be brought on by trauma, ingestion of psychotropic substances, and ...


Psychology; Psychological disorders

A type of hypochondria or health related anxiety induced by performing internet search on symptoms experienced by a person.

back to Ithaca syndrome

Psychology; Psychological disorders

The feeling of frustration and discomfort experienced by somebody who, after living in a foreign country for several years, comes back to his homeland just to realize that everything has changed too ...


Psychology; Psychological disorders

Any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact.

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