Tactile hallucination tangentiality tardive dyskinesia

Delusion about the body; for example, the bowels have turned to stone.

Mental mechanism in which the self or others are viewed as either good or bad; it is seen, for example, in patients with personality disorder, who skilfully divide staff teams and set them against each other in an effort to avoid dealing with their own issues.

Repetitive and unrewarding behaviours such as rocking, tapping, etc.

Condition in which a hostage or other vulnerable person seems, paradoxically, to display loyalty toward the hostage taker.

Freud's model of the mental apparatus composed of id, ego, and superego.

A state of unresponsiveness with immobility and mutism.

Uncritical compliance or acceptance of a proposition.

In psychoanalysis, part of the mental make-up, similar to conscience, and formed by identification with parents and others in early life.

Behaviour therapy for anxiety, especially phobias, by making a hierarchy of anxiety-provoking stimuli; the patient then encounters them progressively, starting with the easiest, until they no longer produce anxiety.

False perception of being touched, as in formication (see delirium tremens).

Oblique or irrelevant replies, which may not answer the question properly. Cf. circumstantiality.

Involuntary movement disorder, with mouth and facial movements, truncal movements, or athetoid limb movements.

termination

The process of ending in psychotherapy.

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