Neuroses for example anxiety disorders most cases of depression

In comparison with psychoses, neuroses may be characterized as follows:

• often less severe

• symptoms possibly understandable as an exaggeration of the normal response to stress.

Psychiatrists also deal with conditions involving abnormalities of psychological development or behaviour, such as personality disorders, alcohol and drug misuse, sexual dysfunction, and eating disorders.

The descriptive study of abnormalities of mental functions such as mood, perception, thought, volition, memory, or cognition is called psychopathology. Definitions of some of the terms commonly used in psychopathology are given in the Glossary at the end of this book.

Getting to Know Anxiety

Getting to Know Anxiety

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