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Comp. Pt.
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  1. emotion or feeling; tone of reactin to persons and events
    affect
  2. excessive motor activity, usually not purposeful and associated with internal tension
    agitation
  3. ability to relieve anxiety or emotional tenstion, also called antianxiety agent
    anxiolytic medication
  4. abnormal slowness of movement; sluggish physical and mental responses
    bradykinesia
  5. no voluntary movment; physical rigidity; fixed position may be maintained for hours
    catatnia
  6. mental process of comprehension, judgement, memory
    cognitive
  7. appearance or exacerbation of a mental disorder
    decompensate
  8. false belief firmly held though contradicted by social reality
    delusion
  9. loss of cognitive and intellectual functions sufficiently severe to interfere with social and occupational functioning
    dementia
  10. impairment in uttering words due to diseases that affect oral and pharyngeal muscles
    dysarthria
  11. electroshock therapy; a form of somatic therapy in which an electric current is usede to produce convulsions; primarily used to treat depression
    electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
  12. feeling of well-being; in psychiatry, abnormal or exaggerated sense of well-being
    euphoria
  13. false sensory perception in the absence of an actual external stimulus
    hallucination
  14. a mental impression derived from misinterpretation of an actual sensory stimulus; a false perception
    illusion
  15. wakefulness; inability to sleep in the absence of noise or other disturbance
    insomnia
  16. fine, downy hair
    lanugo
  17. a mental disorder that usually involves the use of unconscious defense mechanisms as a means of coping; individual is not out of touch with reality
    neurosis
  18. failure to carry out prescribed healthcare plan, for example, failure to take medications as prescribed
    noncompliance
  19. mental disorder characterized by delusions of persecution
    paranoia
  20. erosion of enamel and dentin as a result of chemical and mechanical effects
    perimylolysis
  21. persistent, unrealistic pathologic fear or dread out of proportion to the stimulus from a particular object or situation
    phobia
  22. a premonitory symptom; a symptom indicating the onset of disease
    prodrome
  23. a significant major mental disorder that so greatly impairs perception, thinking, emotional response, and/or personal orientation that the individual loses touch with reality
    psychosis
  24. treatment of emotional, behavioral, personality, and psychiatric disorders by means of individual or group verbal or nonverbal communication with the pt
    psychotherapy
  25. a medication that laters the mind; the major categories are antipsychotic, antianxiety, antidepressant, an antimanic agents
    psychotropic medication
  26. invuluntary movements of the mouth, lips, tongue, and jaws, usually associated with long-term use of antipsychotic medication
    tardive dyskinesia

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