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SymptomsMental disorder
Serious loss of cognitive ability in a previously-unimpaired person, beyond what might be expected from normal aging.
Presence of multiple physical tics and at least one vocal tic.
Auditory hallucinations, paranoid or bizarre delusions, or disorganized speech and thinking with significant social or occupational dysfunction.
Not being able to resist the urge to collect or hoard things. (Commonly associated with stealing.)
Presence of one or more episodes of abnormally elevated mood.
Extremely low body weight, distorted body image and an obsessive fear of gaining weight.
Qualitative impairments of social communication and interaction, along with restricted and repetitive activities and interests.
Intentionally fabricating physical or psychological signs of symptoms (either in oneself or another) in the absence of any other mental disorder.
A pervasive pattern of grandiosity, need for admiration, and a lack of empathy.
Performance of tasks, or compulsions, to seek relief from obsession-related anxiety.
SymptomsMental disorder
Severe anxiety that can develop after exposure to any event which results in psychological trauma.
Holding one or more non-bizarre delusions in the absence of any other significant psychopathology (and not induced by drug, medication, or general medical condition).
Inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis sufficient for satisfactory sexual performance.
An ongoing pattern of disobedient, hostile and defiant behavior toward authority figures which goes beyond the bounds of normal childhood behavior.
Co-existence of attentional problems and hyperactivity, with each behavior occurring infrequently alone.
Recurrent binge eating, followed by compensatory behaviors.
An impulse to deliberately start fires to relieve tension and typically includes feelings of gratification or relief afterward.
Flow of speech is disrupted by involuntary repetitions and prolongations of sounds, syllables, words or phrases, and involuntary silent pauses or blocks.
A pervasive psychological dependence on other people (sensitive to cultural influences).
An acute and debilitating decline in the ability to focus attention, perception, and cognition that produces an altered form of semi-consciousness.

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Created Mar 15, 2010SourceReportNominate
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