Significado de mental illness en en inglés

mental illness

nombre

  • A condition which causes serious disorder in a person's behaviour or thinking.

    ‘There are a huge number of people who have serious mental illnesses who don't always have the illness in an acute manner.’
    • ‘Bipolar affective disorder is a common condition which, among mental illnesses, ranks second only to unipolar depression as a cause of worldwide disability.’
    • ‘There are many different kinds of neuro-psychiatric disorders or mental illnesses where hallucination plays a role.’
    • ‘Paranoid mental illnesses, of which there are several varieties, are principally characterized by the patient developing delusions of persecution.’
    • ‘Depression, eating disorders, addictions and mental illnesses are at record levels.’
    • ‘A delusional disorder is a mental illness within the meaning of the Mental Health Act.’
    • ‘And all predictions point toward a dramatic increase in mental illnesses as people live longer.’
    • ‘Depression and other mental illnesses are terribly misunderstood, Beardslee explained.’
    • ‘‘I've always been interested in mental illnesses and disorders of the brain,’ said Dr Nasir.’
    • ‘As with most mental illnesses, what causes the onset of postpartum mood disorders is still a matter of research and debate.’
    • ‘Mutism, for example, is a symptom in a number of serious mental illnesses, but is also fairly easy for sane people to mimic.’
    • ‘Schizophrenia is a chronic and persistent brain disorder and one of the most severe common mental illnesses.’
    • ‘Signs of chronic mental illnesses such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia may first show up in childhood.’
    • ‘Psychosis is loss of contact with reality and is related to a number of mental illnesses such as depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.’
    • ‘Deaf people do not exhibit any greater frequency of the major mental illnesses than the general population.’
    • ‘Today's colleges and universities also are drawing many more students who arrive on campus with diagnosed mental illnesses.’
    • ‘The increased abundance of these drugs to treat mental illnesses has lead to broad experimentation for enhancement purposes.’
    • ‘First, current drugs are not specific enough to target the complex neurobiology underlying many mental illnesses.’
    • ‘Accelerating our understanding of mental illnesses requires further developments in neurotechnology.’
    • ‘Drug and alcohol abuse can also lower inhibitions, and some mental illnesses also negatively impact impulse control.’
    insanity, insaneness, dementia, mental illness, derangement, dementedness, instability, unsoundness of mind, lunacy, distraction, depression, mania, hysteria, frenzy, psychosis, psychopathy, schizophrenia, hydrophobia