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English noun: mental disorder

1. mental disorder (state) (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness


Synonymsdisturbance, folie, mental disturbance, psychological disorder


Broader (hypernym)disorder, upset


Narrower (hyponym)aberration, affective disorder, anxiety disorder, Asperger's syndrome, conversion disorder, conversion hysteria, conversion reaction, delirium, delusional disorder, dissociative disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbance, encopresis, folie a deux, major affective disorder, neurosis, neuroticism, personality disorder, psychoneurosis, psychosomatic disorder, schizothymia


Domain categorypsychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology









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