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Technical terms on mental disorders explained in an understandable way

paranoiaRare form of psychosis centered on a long-lasting delusion, for example delusions of love, jealousy, delusions of grandeur, or delusions of persecution; no persistent hallucinations or schizophrenic symptoms.ParanoiddelusionalParanoid schizophreniaA sub-form of schizophrenia, which is characterized by persistent delusions, usually accompanied by acoustic hallucinations and perceptual disorders. Mood, drive, and speech disorders.PharmacotherapyTreatment with drugsPhase prophylaxisTreatment of bipolar disorders to prevent manic and depressive phases, for example with lithium.Plus symptomsIn schizophrenia, symptoms of illness that are new to the pre-existing psychological state, for example hallucinations, delusions, ego disorders, restlessness, increased drive, synonymous with positive symptoms.Positive symptomssee plus symptomsPost-schizophrenic depressionDepression that occurs in the course of schizophrenia, especially after the acute phase of the illness has subsided.Post-traumaticafter a mental or physical injury (trauma)Post-traumatic stress disorderArises weeks to months after a stressful event of exceptional threat or disaster-like proportions that would cause profound despair in almost anyone. Typical characteristics are the repeated experience of the trauma in intrusive memories (flashbacks), dreams or nightmares that occur against the background of a persistent feeling of numbness and emotional dullness.Prodromal symptomsEarly symptoms that indicate an illness, such as psychosis.PsychoeducationEducation of patients and relatives about physical and mental illnesses; can be carried out by doctors, psychologists or specially trained nursing staff.PsychomotorDescribes the influence of the psyche on all voluntary and involuntary movements of the human organism. This includes movements of arms and legs, expressive movements (facial expressions, gestures), reactive movements (movements in response to external stimuli) and posture.psychosisCollective term for a group of severe mental disorders that are characterized by a temporary loss of reference to reality and a largely lack of insight into the disease. For example, psychotic symptoms occur in schizophrenia, major depressive and manic-depressive disorders, and some forms of drug and alcohol abuse.PTSDAbbreviation for post-traumatic stress disorder.