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Mental disorder

Mental disorder is an absence or loss of mental health.

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lexical inflation

Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Lexical inflation is a loss of worth and meaning of the words and their inadequate usage as a consequence of psycho-functional inversion of the body orifices (mouth/anus/vagina/penis), brain ...


Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Anhedonia is the medical condition that describes the symptom of being unable to feel pleasure. It is believed to result from a breakdown in the brain's natural reward system that, under normal ...


Psychiatry; Mental disorder

A qualified practitioner of psychiatry; a person who treats mental illness,emotional disturbance,etc.


Psychiatry; Mental disorder

A mental condition that renders the sufferer of a disability genuinely and continually unaware that they are suffering from an impairment. In extreme cases, the patients of anosognosia may be unaware ...


Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Zoosadism is a term coined by Ernest Borneman referring to the pleasure derived from cruelty to animals. Zoosadism is part of the Macdonald triad, a set of three behaviors that are a precursor to ...

Diogenes syndrome

Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Diogenes syndrome, also known as senile squalor syndrome, is a disorder characterized by extreme self-neglect, domestic squalor, social withdrawal, apathy, compulsive hoarding of rubbish, and lack of ...

Lesch-Nyhan syndrome

Psychiatry; Mental disorder

Lesch-Nyhan syndrome is a rare inherited disorder caused by a deficiency of the enzyme hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase (HGPRT), produced by mutations in the HPRT gene located on (the) ...

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