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Dissociation - mental defense mechanism

Used generally to describe the process whereby thoughts, attitudes, emotions, or a coordinated set of activities becomes separated from one's personality or mental processes. Compare DISSOCIATIVE DISORDERS. [from PSY]

MedGen UID:
88527
Concept ID:
C0086168
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
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Hysteria

A psychological state of emotional lability characterized by irrational behavior. This is a colloquial term that is not commonly used in clinical medicine. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
5723
Concept ID:
C0020701
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
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Histrionic personality disorder

A disorder characterized by an enduring pattern of excessively intense and superficial emotionality, attention seeking behavior, seductive appearance and speech, self dramatization and/or theatrical behavior. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
9276
Concept ID:
C0019681
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
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