enfermedad mental

DEFINITIONS OF: enfermedad mental

n any disease of the mind; the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention

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megalomanía
a psychological state characterized by delusions of grandeur
enajenación mental, insania, locura
relatively permanent disorder of the mind
psicosis, sicosis
any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted
furia, vesania, vesanía
obsolete terms for legal insanity
demencia
mental deterioration of organic or functional origin
irracionalidad, sinrazón
the state of being irrational; lacking powers of understanding
trastorno, trastorno mental
a state of mental disturbance and disorientation
chaladura, chifladura, guilladura
informal terms for insanity
delirium tremens
acute delirium caused by alcohol poisoning
paranoia
a psychological disorder characterized by delusions of persecution or grandeur
esquizofrenia
any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact
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estado mental, estado psicológico
(psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic