mental medicine

mental medicine

English-Russian big medical dictionary. 2005.

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  • mental disorder — n a mental or bodily condition marked primarily by sufficient disorganization of personality, mind, and emotions to seriously impair the normal psychological functioning of the individual called also mental illness * * * [DSM IV] any clinically… …   Medical dictionary

  • mental health — n the condition of being sound mentally and emotionally that is characterized by the absence of mental disorder (as neurosis or psychosis) and by adequate adjustment esp. as reflected in feeling comfortable about oneself, positive feelings about… …   Medical dictionary

  • mental illness — n MENTAL DISORDER * * * a disorder of one or more of the functions of the mind (such as emotion, perception, memory, or thought), which causes suffering to the patient or others. If the sole problem is that the individual s behaviour as a whole… …   Medical dictionary

  • mental incapacity — n 1) an absence of mental capacity 2) an inability through mental disorder or mental retardation of any sort to carry on the everyday affairs of life or to care for one s person or property with reasonable discretion …   Medical dictionary

  • mental age — n a measure used in psychological testing that expresses an individual s mental attainment in terms of the number of years it takes an average child to reach the same level * * * a measure of the intellectual level at which an individual… …   Medical dictionary

  • mental artery — n a branch of the inferior alveolar artery on each side that emerges from the mental foramen and supplies blood to the chin called also mental branch * * * ramus mentalis arteriae alveolaris inferioris …   Medical dictionary

  • mental deficiency — n MENTAL RETARDATION * * * see mental retardation * * * see under retardation …   Medical dictionary

  • mental hygiene — n the science of maintaining mental health and preventing the development of mental disorder (as psychosis or neurosis) …   Medical dictionary

  • mental alienation — n mental disorder or derangement: insanity …   Medical dictionary

  • mental capacity — n 1) sufficient understanding and memory to comprehend in a general way the situation in which one finds oneself and the nature, purpose, and consequence of any act or transaction into which one proposes to enter 2) the degree of understanding… …   Medical dictionary

  • mental competence — n MENTAL CAPACITY …   Medical dictionary


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