: Self-abusive, aggressive, violent and/or disruptive behavior
: An addiction occurs when you cannot permanently stop yourself from doing something.
: A type of condition with emotional or behavioral symptoms that occur in response to identifiable stress in a person's life.
: Period of growth and development from puberty to maturity.
: describes observable behavior that represents an emotion. Common examples of affect are sadness, fear, joy, and anger.
: Refers to disorders of mood. Examples would include Major Depressive Disorder, Dysthymia, Depressive Disorder, Adjustment Disorder with Depressed Mood, Bipolar Disorder.
: Excessive motor activity that accompanies and is associated with a feeling of inner tension.
: Anxiety about being in places or situations in which escape might be difficult or embarrassing, or in which help may not be available should a panic attack occur.
: Fear of pain.
: The estrangement felt in a setting one views as foreign, unpredictable, or unacceptable.
: The coexistence of contradictory emotions, attitudes, ideas, or desires with respect to a particular person, object, or situation.
: The experience of intense annoyance that inspires hostile and aggressive thoughts and actions.
: Medications that treat depression, as well as other psychiatric disorders.
: Medication for the treatment of psychosis
: Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder
: is a complex combination of negative emotions that includes fear apprehension and worry.
: Anxiety disorders cause intense feelings of anxiety and tension when there is no real danger. The symptoms cause significant distress and interfere with daily activities.
: lack of feeling, emotion, interest, or concern.
: A neurobiological pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), which is characterized by normal intelligence and language development, but deficiencies in social and communication skills.
: The ability to focus in a sustained manner on a particular stimulus or activity.
Attention Deficit / Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorders
: An attention-deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) is a developmental disorder characterized by developmentally inappropriate degrees of inattention, hyper/over activity, and impulsivity.
: A childhood disorder usually appearing by the age of three, which is characterized by withdrawal, self-stimulation, cognitive deficits and language disorders.
: A reaction to the death of a loved one (e.g., feelings of sadness and associated symptoms such as insomnia, poor appetite and weight loss).
Behavior Disorders / Emotional Disturbance
: Many terms are used interchangeably to classify children who exhibit extreme or unacceptable chronic behavior problems.
: A technique for controlling bodily functions usually thought to be involuntary (not under your conscious control.)
Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depression
: A serious mood disorder which involves extreme mood swings or highs (mania) and lows (depression), sometimes termed manic-depressive.
: Sense of oneís self and one's body.
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
: Borderline personality disorder is a disorder affecting others and oneís self.
: An eating disorder characterized by binge eating (uncontrolled consumption of large amounts of food), attempts to compensate for food intake by purging.