Behavioral Terms

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harder words from ch. 10 list


 
  
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abreaction
 
painful repressed material brought back
2
abulia
 
indifference about consequence of action
3
acataphasia
 
disordered speech
4
acathexis
 
lack of feeling/detaching
5
acenesthesia
 
loss of sensation of physical existence
6
acrophobia
 
fear of high places
7
aculalia
 
nonsense speech
8
adiadochokinesia
 
inability to perform rapidly alternating movements
9
adynamia
 
weakness and fatigability
10
ageusia
 
lack sense of taste
11
agnosia
 
can't understand importance of stimuli
12
ailurophobia
 
dread of cats
13
akathisia
 
need to be in constant movement
14
alexia
 
can't read anymore
15
alexithymia
 
can't describe one's emotions or mood
16
algophobia
 
dread of pain
17
alogia
 
can't speak due to mental deficiency
18
amnesiac aphasia
 
can't name previously known objects
19
anaclitic
 
depending on others
20
anancasm
 
repetitive/stereotyped behavior
21
anosognosia
 
can't see own physical defect
22
aphonia
 
loss of voice
23
astasia abasia
 
can't stand or walk normally
24
aura
 
warning sensations
25
blocking
 
can't finish thought or idea
26
bradylalia
 
slow speech
27
bruxism
 
grinding/gnashing teeth
28
carebaria
 
pressure feeling in head
29
catalepsy
 
maintain body position where placed
30
cataplexy
 
sudden loss of muscle tone
31
catatonic stupor
 
stupor but well aware of surroundings
32
cathexis
 
use psychic energy in idea or concept
33
causalgia
 
burning pain
34
cenesthesia
 
change in feeling tone in part of body
35
circumstantiality
 
digress into unnecessary details
36
cluttering
 
disturbance of fluency/rapid rate
37
complex
 
feeling-toned idea
38
conation
 
mental life concerned with craving, striving- expressed in behavior
39
condensation
 
symbol stands for a number of components
40
confabulation
 
filling of gaps no basis in fact
41
constricted affect
 
reduced intensity of feeling tone
42
conversion phenomena
 
symbolic physical symptoms involve voluntary muscles
43
coprolalia
 
involuntary use of cuss words
44
coprophagia
 
eat feces
45
cryptographia
 
private written language
46
cycloplegia
 
paralyzed eye muscles for accomodation
47
deja entendu
 
I've heard that before
48
deja pense
 
I've had that thought before
49
delirium tremens
 
acute rxn withdrawal from alcohol
50
delusion of reference
 
people are talking about me
51
depersonalization
 
self feels unreal, happens in stress
52
derealization
 
my surroundings have changed/aren;'t real
53
dereism
 
doesn't face the facts
54
devaluation
 
I or others have bad qualities
55
dipsomania
 
compulsion to drink alcohol
56
dreamy state
 
altered state, usually temporal lobe lesion
57
dysarthria
 
can't articulate
58
dysgeusia
 
impaired taste
59
dyslalia
 
can't articulate b/c of structural prob.
60
dysmetria
 
can't gauge distance relative to movement
61
dyspareunia
 
pain during sexual intercourse
62
dysphasia
 
can't comprehend oral language
63
dysphonia
 
pain while speaking
64
dysprosody
 
no speech melody
65
dystonia
 
sustained postural deviations
66
echolalia
 
repeating words
67
ego-alien
 
pointing out bad in personality inconsistent with rest of personality
68
ego-syntonic
 
pointing out traits that are consistent w/personality
69
eidetic image
 
vivid mental image of objects seen
70
encopresis
 
involuntary pooing
71
enuresis
 
urine during sleep
72
erotomania
 
someone is in love with me
73
erythrophobia
 
afraid to blush
74
euthymia
 
normal mood
75
expansive mood
 
express feelings w/out restraint
76
expressive aphasia
 
can understand, but cannot speak- halted
77
externalization
 
projection
78
fausse reconnaissance
 
false recognition
79
floccillation
 
aimless plucking or picking
80
folie a deux
 
mental illness shared by two persons
81
formal thought disorder
 
loose associations illogical contructs
82
formication
 
insects are crawling all over me
83
free-floating anxiety
 
anxiety not attached to any one reason
84
fugue
 
amnesia by fleeing immediate life situation
85
global aphasia
 
combo fluent and non-fluent aphasia
86
glossolalia
 
unintelligible jargon
87
haptic hallucination
 
hallucination of touch
88
hebephrenia
 
wild or silly behavior mannerisms
89
holophrastic
 
one word used to describe combo of ideas
90
hyperalgesia
 
excessive sensitivity to pain
91
hyperesthesia
 
sensitive to tactile stimulation
92
hyperpragia
 
excessive thinking
93
hypesthesia
 
lessened sensitivity to touch
94
hypnopompic hallucination
 
hallucination while waking up
95
hypomania
 
less intense mania
96
idea of reference
 
misinterpreting events- think it has to do with them
97
incorporation
 
representation of someone assimilated in self by process of oral ingestion
98
ineffability
 
my experience is inexpressible and indescribable
99
intellectual insight
 
I know but i don't know how to use
100
jamais vu
 
false feeling of familiarity with real situation
101
jargon aphasia
 
nonsense words
102
la belle indifference
 
lack of concern about one's disability
103
laconic speech
 
reduced quantity of spontaneous speech
104
lethologica
 
forget name or proper noun
105
lilliputian hallucination
 
there are little people around me
106
logorrhea
 
excessive talking
107
loosening of associations
 
disorder in progression of thoughts
108
macropsia
 
things around me look larger than normal
109
metonymy
 
misuse of word that is related but not the right one
110
micropsia
 
objects are smaller than they really are
111
monomania
 
preoccupied with one subject
112
mood congruent delusion
 
delusion/mood appropriate
113
mood-congruent hallucination
 
depressed patient hears voices that they are bad persons
114
mood-incongruent delusion
 
incorrect reference about external reality
115
mood-incongruent halluciation
 
hallucination not assoicated with real stimuli
116
motor aphasia
 
understanding there, but can't speak
117
mydriasis
 
dialtion of pupil
118
negative signs
 
flat affect, alogia, abulia, and apathy
119
neologism
 
new word or phrase whose derivation cannot be understood
120
nihilism
 
nonexistence of the self or part/ total rejection of all: skepticism
121
nihilistic delusions
 
the world and everything in it have never existed
122
noeisis
 
chosen to lead and command
123
panphobia
 
overwhelming fear of everything
124
paramnesia
 
disturbance of memory reality and fantasy confused
125
paranoid delusions
 
persecution delusions
126
paranoid ideation
 
suspicious persecutory, less severe as delusions
127
paraphasia
 
one word is substituted for another "clover" instead of "hand"
128
parapraxis
 
slip of tongue or misplace article
129
perseveration
 
pathological repetition of the same response to different stimuli
130
pressured speech
 
increased amt. of spontaneous speech- rapid loud accelerated
131
primary thinking process
 
seek immediate discharge and gratification of instinctual demands
132
prosopagnosia
 
can't recognize familiar faces
133
pseudocyesis
 
nonpregnant patient has signs and symptoms of pregnancy
134
pseudologia phantastica
 
uncontrollable lying then acting on fantasies
135
reaction formation
 
develop a socialized attitude that is direct antithisis of some infantile wish or impulse
136
receptive aphasia
 
can't comprehend words, incoherent and nonsense speech
137
receptive dysphagia
 
difficulty in comprehending oral language
138
restricted affect
 
redution in intensity of feeling tone
139
retropsective falsification
 
memory becomes unintentionally distorted
140
rumination
 
preoccupation with thinking of a single idea or theme
141
satyriasis
 
insatiable sexual need in a man
142
scotoma
 
figurative blind spot in person's awareness
143
secondary process thinking
 
thinking that is organized reality oriented and influenced by the demands of the environment
144
sensorium
 
clarity of awareness about oneself and one's surroundings
145
sensory aphasia
 
lose ability to comprehend words
146
sensory extinction
 
fail to report one or two simultaneously presented stimuli
147
simultagnosia
 
Impairment in the perception or integration of visual stimuli appearing simultaneously
148
somatopagnosia
 
inability to recognize a part of one's body as one's own
149
somnolence
 
pathologival sleepiness or drowsiness
150
stereotypy
 
mechanical repetition of speech or physical activities
151
sublimation
 
energy associated with unacceptable impulses is diverted into acceptable channels
152
substitution
 
person replaces unacceptable wish with one that is more acceptable
153
suggestibility
 
state of uncritical compliance with influence or uncritical acceptance of idea or beleif
154
synesthesia
 
stimulation of one sense is perceived as another
155
syntactical aphasia
 
difficulty in understanding spoken speech- gross disorder of thought and expression
156
systematized delusion
 
group of elaborate delusions for a single theme
157
tangentiality
 
oblique digressive or irrelevent manner of speech, central idea is not communicated
158
thought broadcasting
 
feeling that one's thoughts are being broadcast or projected into environment
159
thought insertion
 
delusion that thoughts are being implanted in one's mind by other people or forces
160
thought latency
 
period of time between thought and verbal expression
161
thought withdrawal
 
delusion that one's thoughts are being removed from one's mind by other people or forces
162
trailing phenomenon
 
moving onjects are seen as a series of discrete and discontinuous images
163
true insight
 
understanding of reality of situation coupled with motivational and emotional impetus to master/change...
164
twilight state
 
disturbed consciousness with hallucinations
165
undoing
 
person symbolically acts out in reverse something unacceptable that has happened. OCD
166
unio mystica
 
feeling of mystic unity with an infinite power
167
verbigeration
 
meaningless and stereotyped repetion of words or phrases, as seen in schizophrenia
168
waxy flexibility
 
person maintains the body position in which they are placed
169
word approximation
 
use of conventional words in an unconventional or inappropriate way
170
word salad
 
inchoherent, essentially incomprehensible mixture of words and phrases- advanced schizophrenia

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