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Inability to recall recent or passed events
Uncontrollable desire to gamble
Feelings of depressed mood or loss of interest in pleasure (+a minimum of 5 total symptoms) for a period of 2 weeks
Out-of-control binge eating coupled with inappropriate attempts to prevent weight gain
Significantly sub average intellectual functioning, concurrent deficits of adaptive functioning with onset before age 18
Persistent beliefs that are clearly contrary to reality in the absence of other psychotic symptoms
Physical malfunction with no apparent medical cause
Sexual arousal associated with being subjected to pain or humiliation
Obsessive preoccupation with an imagined defect with one's body
Consumption of a substance to the point that one develops significant tolerance to it and there are withdrawal symptoms associated with it
Continuous pattern of fixation on things being done in a certain way
Loss of sense of personal and/or external reality
Out-of-control eating not coupled with weight gain avoidance
Psychological factors playing a significant role in the experience of physical suffering
Distinct period of abnormally elevated, energetic or irritable mood for 1 week or more
Memory loss combined with an unexpected trip
Uncontrollable desire to set fires
Consistently low mood for at least 2 years
Consumption of a substance that causes significant problems in one's life
Anxiety focused on specific object or situation
Physical breathing disruption affecting sleep
Continuous pattern of relying on others to make decisions and an unreasonable fear of abandondment
Continuous pattern of detachment and limited emotional response to stimuli
Repeated awakenings with detailed recollection of frightening dream
Anxiety focused on avoiding intrusive 'bad' thoughts or on the thought of not performing a specific action
Pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity
Severe weight loss due to inappropriate eating
Inability to remember events or information from a specific time
Sexual arousal associated with inflicting pain or humiliation
Continuous pattern of holding unrealistically high opinion of oneself
Continuous pattern of excessive mistrust towards people
Dissatisfaction with one's physical sex and feeling that one is the opposite gender
Uncontrollable desire to steal objects not needed for their material value
Seemingly unceasing wide variety of symptoms and complaints dominating an individual's life
Low or non-existant sexual desire
Significant disparity between intellectual performance and expected performance based on intelligence and background
Adoption of one or more alternative personalities
Recurrent awakenings with intense fear and disorientation
Continuous pattern of odd behavior and social isolation
Inability to remember any information about one's life
Schizophrenia with unusual motor responses
Continuous pattern of extreme sensitivity to the opinions of others leading to an avoidance of social interaction
Presence of both hypomanic episodes and periods of depressive symptoms not meeting the criteria for a major depressive episode
Continuous pattern of overdramatic behavior (almost seems like acting)
Sexual gratification achieved through exposing one's genitals to strangers
Anxiety focused on being around others or some kind of performance in front of others
Excessive tiredness or need for sleep
Impairment of social interaction and communication with restrictive behavior or interest
Sexual arousal and gratification achieved through close contact with stangers
Inability to initiate or maintain sleep
Sudden and irresistible sleep attacks
Continuous pattern of breaking social norms and apathy towards others
Sexual gratification achieved by observing unsuspecting strangers naked or undressing
Positive psychotic symptoms without the loss of broad cognitive skills
Uncontrollable desire to pull out one's hair
Prevalent negative psychotic symptoms (inhibiting cognitive functioning)
Inability to synchronies sleep patterns with day and night
Temporary state of confusion
Sudden and unpredictable aggressive outbursts
Sexual arousal occurs almost exclusively in the presence of inappropriate object
One or more positive Psychotic symptoms over less than a month
Unbearable pain associated with sex
Anxiety focused on avoiding thoughts and images of a past trauma
Gradual deterioration of a range of cognitive functions
Continuous pattern of unstable moods and emotions
Severe regression of language, adaptive or motor skills after a 2 to 4 year period of normal development
Sexual arousal focused on prepubescent or young children
Anxiety over the belief that one is seriously ill based on perceived symptoms
Impairment of social interaction with restricted behaviors and interests, but without impairment of communication
Anxiety focused on minor, everyday events
Mixture of psychotic symptoms combined with mood disorder
Anxiety focused on next panic attack
Experiencing schizophrenia for less than 6 months

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