Trichotillomania visual hallucination

Residential group therapy in which patients encourage each other to function within norms and deal with issues.

Delusion that the patient's thoughts are stopped, apparently by an outside agency; in schizophrenia, a Sch-neiderian first-rank symptom.

The delusion that the patient's thoughts are being broadcast; in schizophrenia, a Schneiderian first-rank symptom.

Disorder of the form of thought in which connections between thoughts are disrupted.

Delusion that thoughts, not one's own, are being inserted into one's mind; in schizophrenia, a Schneide-rian first-rank symptom.

Delusion that thoughts are being removed from one's mind; in schizophrenia, a Schneiderian first-rank symptom.

Involuntary, quick, stereotyped movement or vocalization.

Application of operant conditioning to the management of, say, a rehabilitation unit, with tokens (for tangible rewards) given for task performance; there are obvious ethical problems here, and the method is now less used.

In substance misuse, as the effect of the given dose of a substance gets less, the patient tends to increase the dose.

Sexual pleasure from dressing and/or appearing as a member of the opposite sex.

Habit of pulling out one's hair.

Hallucination involving sight; it may consist of formed images, such as of people, or of unformed images, such as flashes of light. Visual hallucinations should be distinguished from illusions, which are misperceptions of real external stimuli.

word salad Severe disorder of the form of thought, in which speech consists of an unintelligible mixture of words, syllables, or even sounds.


Sexual interest in or activity with animals.

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