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Loss of cognitive abilities, including memory, concentration, communication, planning, and abstract thinking, resulting from brain injury or from a disease such as Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease. It is sometimes accompanied by emotional disturbance and personality changes.
The definition of a disturbance is an interruption of what should be going on, or a bothersome intrusion.
The definition of insanity is having a serious mental illness or being extremely foolish.
Great or wild foolishness:
(Countable) A mental disorder.
The condition of being unbalanced; imbalance
An excessive, persistent enthusiasm, liking, craving, or interest; obsession; craze
Mental derangement; insanity
The condition of having a sound and rational mind; being mentally healthy and having the ability to distinguish right from wrong. In all jurisdictions, being sane is presumed, and it is up to the defense to prove the contrary to be true. Synonymous with sanity. See also insanity and insanity defense.
any disease of the mind; the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention
A field comprising various professions, such as psychiatry and social work, that deals with the promotion of mental and psychological well-being and the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of mental disorders.
Find another word for psychopathy. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for psychopathy, like: insaneness, brainsickness, dementia, derangement, disturbance, insanity, lunacy, madness, mental illness, unbalance and mania.