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A

Absenteeism

Acting out

Acute

Acute stress disorder

Addiction

Adjustment disorder

Advance directive

Affect

Agoraphobia

Akethesia

Alcoholics anonymous(aa)

Alexithymia

Alienation

Alzheimer’s disease

Amnesia

Anger management

Anhedonia

Anorexia nervosa (an)

Antidepressants

Antipsychotic/ neuroleptic

Antisocial personality disorder (aspd)

Anxiety

Anxiety disorders

Anxiolytic drugs

Apathy

Aphasia

Assessment

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd)

Autism

B

Behavioral therapy

Bereavement

Binge eating disorder (bed)

Bipolar disorder

Bipolar I Disorder

Bipolar II disorder

Body dysmorphic disorder (bdd)

Body image

Borderline personality disorder (bpd)

Brief psychotic disorder

Bulimia nervosa (bn)

Burnout

C

Caregiver

Catatonia

Chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic mental disorder

Chronic pain

Clinical psychologist

Cognitive therapy

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt)

Combined type ADHD

Comorbidity

Compulsion

Conduct disorder

Confidentiality

Coping

Counselor

Crisis

Current prevalence

Cyclothemia

D

Delusion

Dementia

Depression

Diagnosis

Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (dsm)

Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)

Disclosure

Dissociation

Dissociative identity disorder

Dissociative identity disorder (did)

Distress

District mental health review board

Down’s syndrome

Dyscalculia

Dysgraphia

Dyslexia

Dyspraxia

E

Early intervention

Eating disorders

Efficacy

Electroconvulsive therapy (ect)

Emergency treatment

Emotions

Empathy

Encopresis

Enuresis

Eustress

Exhaustion

F

Fear

G

Gatekeeper

Gender identity disorder (gid)

Gender role

Generalized anxiety disorder (gad)

Geriatric depression

Group therapy

H

Hallucination

Harassment

Histrionic personality disorder

Hormones

Huntington’s disease

Hyperactive-impuslive ADHD

Hyperactivity

Hypochondria (illness anxiety disorder)

I

Illusion

Inattentive ADHD

Independent patient

Informed consent

Intellectual disability

International classification of diseases (icd)

L

Learning disability

Lifetime prevalence

M

Mania

Menopause

Mental health

Mental Healthcare Act

Mental illness

Mentalization-based treatment (MBT)

Mindfulness

Mood

Mood disorders

Mood-congruent delusion

Mood-incongruent behavior

N

Narcissistic personality disorder

Neurosis

Nominated representative

Non-communicable diseases(ncd)

O

Obsession

Obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd)

Obsessive compulsive personality disorder (ocpd)

P

Pain disorde

Pain disorder

Panic

Panic disorder

Paranoia

Paranoid personality disorder

Parkinson’s disease

Passive aggressive behaviour

Personality disorder

Pervasive developmental disorder (pdd)

Phobia

Placebo

Postpartum depression

Posttraumatic stress disorder (ptsd)

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)

Presenteeism

Psychiatrist

Psychodynamic therapy

Psychosis

Psychosomatic disorder

R

Reasonable accommodation

Rehabilitation

Resilience

Restless legs syndrome

Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act

S

Schizoaffective disorder

Schizoid personality disorder

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenogenic

Schizotypal personality disorder

Self-harm

Self-help

Signs

Socialization

Somatic

Somatization disorder

Somnambulism (also known as sleepwalking disorder)

Speech disorder

Sterilization surgery

Stigma

Stress

Substance abuse

Suicidal ideation

Suicide

Symptom

Syndrome

T

Therapy

Tic

Tourette’s syndrome

Trauma

Traumatic brain injury

Traumatic childhood abuse

Trigger

U

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

W

Withdrawal