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Psychiatry and Psychology Terms and Definitions:

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Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms - The observable response made to a situation and the unconscious processes underlying it.
Behavioral Disciplines and Activities - The specialties in psychiatry and psychology, their diagnostic techniques and tests, their therapeutic methods, and psychiatric and psychological services.
Mental Disorders - Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.
Psychological Phenomena and Processes - Mechanisms and underlying psychological principles of mental processes and their applications.

Psychiatry and Psychology Definitions and Terms

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