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

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