Last Updated on Feb 09, 2018

Glossary

Bipolar Disorder: A severe mood disorder characterized by mood swings ranging from depressive episodes to manic episodes exhibiting euphoria.

Cyclothymic Personality Disorder: A mood disorder that causes emotional fluctuations characterized by bouts of highs and lows.

Paranoia: A mental condition characterized by a false impression of persecution, unjustified jealousy, or a false sense of self-importance.

Petit Mal Seizure: A minor type of seizure (also termed as absence seizure) that is characterized by brief, sudden lapses in attention.

Psychotherapy: This involves the treatment of mental disorders by psychological approaches rather than medical interventions.

Pulse Oximetry: Pulse oximetry is a technology used to measure the oxygen level in the blood.

Schizophrenia: A personality disorder that is characterized by improper behavior, impaired social engagement, inability to think clearly, lack of motivation, nurturing of false beliefs, hearing voices that others cannot, and a loss of touch with reality.

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