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Multiple personality disorder

A dissociative disorder in which the individual adopts two or more distinct personalities. Each personality is a fully integrated and complex unit with memories, behavior patterns and social friendships. Transition from one personality to another is sudden. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
44520
Concept ID:
C0026773
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
2.

Personality disorder

Personality disorders are a group of mental illnesses. They involve long-term patterns of thoughts and behaviors that are unhealthy and inflexible. The behaviors cause serious problems with relationships and work. People with personality disorders have trouble dealing with everyday stresses and problems. They often have stormy relationships with other people. The cause of personality disorders is unknown. However, genes and childhood experiences may play a role. The symptoms of each personality disorder are different. They can mild or severe. People with personality disorders may have trouble realizing that they have a problem. To them, their thoughts are normal, and they often blame others for their problems. They may try to get help because of their problems with relationships and work. Treatment usually includes talk therapy and sometimes medicine.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
45827
Concept ID:
C0031212
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
3.

Child abuse

Child abuse is doing something or failing to do something that results in harm to a child or puts a child at risk of harm. Child abuse can be physical, sexual or emotional. Neglect, or not providing for a child's needs, is also a form of abuse. . Most abused children suffer greater emotional than physical damage. An abused child may become depressed. He or she may withdraw, think of suicide or become violent. An older child may use drugs or alcohol, try to run away or abuse others. . Child abuse is a serious problem. If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, call the police or your local child welfare agency.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
3364
Concept ID:
C0008060
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
4.

Myeloproliferative neoplasm

MedGen UID:
832455
Concept ID:
CN227752
Disease or Syndrome
5.

History of previous events

The aggregate of past events; the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present; a record or narrative description of past events. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
389153
Concept ID:
C2004062
Finding
6.

History of

A record of a patient's background regarding health and the occurrence of disease events of the individual. In addition, personal medical history may be a variable in epidemiologic studies. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
82657
Concept ID:
C0262926
Finding
7.

Diagnosis, Psychiatric

MedGen UID:
138165
Concept ID:
C0376338
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
8.

Mood disorder

Most people feel sad or irritable from time to time. They may say they're in a bad mood. A mood disorder is different. It affects a person's everyday emotional state. Nearly one in ten people aged 18 and older have mood disorders. These include depression and bipolar disorder (also called manic depression). Mood disorders can increase a person's risk for heart disease, diabetes, and other diseases. Treatments include medication, psychotherapy, or a combination of both. With treatment, most people with mood disorders can lead productive lives.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
99866
Concept ID:
C0525045
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
9.

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
10.

Depression, Neurotic

A term used for any state of depression that is not psychotic. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
76370
Concept ID:
C0282126
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
11.

Domestic violence

Domestic violence is a type of abuse. It usually involves a spouse or partner, but it can also be a child, elderly relative, or other family member. Domestic violence may include. -Physical violence that can lead to injuries such as bruises or broken bones. -Sexual violence. -Threats of physical or sexual violence. -Emotional abuse that may lead to depression, anxiety, or social isolation. It is hard to know exactly how common domestic violence is, because people often don't report it. There is no typical victim. It happens among people of all ages. It affects those of all levels of income and education. The first step in getting help is to tell someone you trust. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
64505
Concept ID:
C0206073
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
12.

Violence

Individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, prejudices, etc. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
21865
Concept ID:
C0042693
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
13.

Social problem

Situations affecting a significant number of people, that are believed to be sources of difficulty or threaten the stability of the community, and that require programs of amelioration. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
20015
Concept ID:
C0037431
Finding
14.

Mental disorder

Mental disorders include a wide range of problems, including. -Anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and phobias. -Bipolar disorder. -Depression. -Mood disorders. -Personality disorders. -Psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia. There are many causes of mental disorders. Your genes and family history may play a role. Your life experiences, such as stress or a history of abuse, may also matter. Biological factors can also be part of the cause. A traumatic brain injury can lead to a mental disorder. A mother's exposure to viruses or toxic chemicals while pregnant may play a part. Other factors may increase your risk, such as use of illegal drugs or having a serious medical condition like cancer. Medications and counseling can help many mental disorders. .  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
14047
Concept ID:
C0004936
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
15.

Mental Depression

Depression is a serious medical illness. It's more than just a feeling of being sad or blue for a few days. If you are one of the more than 19 million teens and adults in the United States who have depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life. Symptoms can include. -Feeling sad or empty. -Loss of interest in favorite activities. -Overeating, or not wanting to eat at all. -Not being able to sleep, or sleeping too much. -Feeling very tired. -Feeling hopeless, irritable, anxious, or guilty. -Aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems. -Thoughts of death or suicide. Depression is a disorder of the brain. There are a variety of causes, including genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. Depression can happen at any age, but it often begins in teens and young adults. It is much more common in women. Women can also get postpartum depression after the birth of a baby. Some people get seasonal affective disorder in the winter. Depression is one part of bipolar disorder. There are effective treatments for depression, including antidepressants, talk therapy, or both. NIH: National Institute of Mental Health.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
8325
Concept ID:
C0011570
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
16.

Melancholia

A subtype of depression characterized by the inability to find pleasure in positive things combined with physical agitation, insomnia, or decreased appetite. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
6288
Concept ID:
C0025193
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
17.

Dissociative Hysteria

subtype of hysterical neurosis; the current classification is dissociative disorders; sudden temporary alterations in the normally integrative functions of consciousness. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
5724
Concept ID:
C0020703
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
18.

Depression

A condition characterized by pervasive dysphoric mood, loss of interests, and inability to experience pleasure. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
4229
Concept ID:
C0011581
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
19.

Dissociative disorder

Sudden temporary alterations in the normally integrative functions of consciousness. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
3871
Concept ID:
C0012746
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
20.

Endogenous depression

Depression which is considered strictly biological. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
3763
Concept ID:
C0011573
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
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