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Definition 1: (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for folie in the sense of this definition

(folie is a kind of ...) a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning

"the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder" "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"

(... is a kind of folie ) dissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down

(... is a kind of folie ) a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction

(... is a kind of folie ) resembling schizophrenia but remaining within the bounds of normality

(... is a kind of folie ) any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant

(... is a kind of folie ) inflexible and maladaptive patterns of behavior

(... is a kind of folie ) the simultaneous occurrence of symptoms of a mental disorder (as delusions) in two persons who are closely related (as siblings or man and wife)

(... is a kind of folie ) involuntary defecation not attributable to physical defects or illness

(... is a kind of folie ) any mental disorder in which delusions play a significant role

(... is a kind of folie ) a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations

(... is a kind of folie ) a mental disorder characterized by the conversion of mental conflict into somatic forms (into paralysis or anesthesia having no apparent cause)

(... is a kind of folie ) a disorder in one's mental state

(... is a kind of folie ) a mental disorder that causes somatic symptoms

(... is a kind of folie ) a cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom

(... is a kind of folie ) a psychiatric disorder usually noted during early school years; characterized by impaired social relations and by repetitive patterns of behavior

(folie belongs to category ...) the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders

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