Psych Vocab Quiz 3
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A disorder in which a person adopts a persistent, rigid, and maladaptive pattern of behavior that interferes with normal social interactions
The study of abnormal behavior
The disorder in which intruding, recurring thoughts or obsessions create anxiety that is relieved by performing a repetitive, ritualistic behavior or mental act (compulsion)
An irrational, persistent fear of an object, situation, or social activity
Severe mood swings between major depressive episodes and manic episodes
Disorders in which there is a break in conscious awareness, memory, the sense of identity, or some combination
Severe depression that comes on suddenly and seems to have no external cause, or is too severe for current circumstances
False sensory perceptions, such as hearing voices that do not really exist
A severe disorder in which the person suffers from disordered thinking, bizarre behavior, hallucinations, and inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality
False beliefs held by a person who refuses to accept evidence of their falseness
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