Words Related to Health and Sickness

Words Related to Health and Sickness - Describing Mental Illnesses

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sociopathic
adjective

relating to or exhibiting extreme antisocial attitudes and behaviors that are perceived as signs of a personality disorder

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psychosomatic
adjective

(of a physical illness) caused or aggravated by mental factors, such as stress and anxiety

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psychopathic
adjective

suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder

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non compos mentis
adjective

not sane or unable to think clearly

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manic-depressive
adjective

relating to or suffering from bipolar disorder

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maladjusted
adjective

(of a person) characterized by being emotionally unstable and incapable of coping with the demands of a normal social environment

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disordered
adjective

affected by an abnormal physical or mental condition

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unbalanced
adjective

affected with madness or insanity

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shell-shocked
noun

affected by a traumatic event, often resulting in symptoms such as anxiety, depression, and distress

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schizophrenic
adjective

suffering from or relating to schizophrenia

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psychotic
adjective

(of a mental condition) affecting brain processes so severely that makes one unable to tell the difference between reality and fantasy

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paranoid
adjective

unreasonably scared of other people or thinking that they are trying to cause harm

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neurotic
adjective

characteristic of or affected by neurosis

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melancholic
adjective

characterized by or causing or expressing sadness

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manic
adjective

affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason

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madly
adverb

in an insane manner

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mad
adjective

affected with madness or insanity

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hysterical
adjective

characterized by or arising from psychoneurotic hysteria

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deranged
adjective

incapable of behaving normally or thinking clearly due to mental illness

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depressed
adjective

feeling very unhappy and having no hope

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demented
adjective

affected with madness or insanity

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confused
adjective

mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently

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bipolar
adjective

having or marked by both manic and depressive episodes

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