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University of Toronto Scarborough
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Health and Medicine Terms Detox centers Alcoholics are put in detox centers J detoxification is to get the alcohol out of your system J alcohol stays in your system for nearly 24 hours J marijuana stays in your system 6 months Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) J used by psychiatrists J so until 1974 the dsm defined homosexuality as a disorder Neuroses a relatively mild personality disorder typified by excessive anxiety or indecision and a degree of social or interpersonal maladjustment. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) a clinically recognized condition that results from extended exposure to extremes of social andor interpersonal trauma, American Psychiatric Association (APA) A psychiatric association Self-Defeating Personality Disorder (SDP) Self-defeating personality disorder is a pervasive pattern of self-defeating behavior, beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. The person may often avoid or undermine pleasurable experiences, be drawn to situations or relationships in which he or she will suffer Blaming the victim Blaming the person who was hurt Imbecility Someone who is stupid Insanity relatively permanent disorder of the mind; state or condition of being insane Borderline schizophrenia is a psychiatric diagnosis that describes a mental disorder characterized by abnormalities in the perception or expression of reality. It most commonly manifests as auditory hallucinations, paranoid or bizarre delusions
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