the misinterpretation of sensory data leading to a false perception.
Inner Ear Infection:
an infection of the inner ear that can cause balance problems or a sense of light-headedness. This condition can be medically diagnosed by an Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialist.
term used to describe the degree to which someone appears to understand their own problems, motivation and inner life.
problem with falling asleep or waking up resulting in lack of sleep and fatigue.
the ability to learn, think (reason), and adapt to changing environmental conditions.
International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10):
current system of classification of disorders/problems published by the World Health Organization.
fear of internal bodily sensations or perceptions of bodily functions.
the process of observing and reporting on one’s thoughts, feelings and inner experience.
the tendency to direct one’s attention and effort to the inner world of experience and concepts rather than people and external events.
taking place in real life as opposed to the imagination or the laboratory.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS):
chronic pain or discomfort associated with the lower intestines.
irritable bowel syndrome
current version of the International Classification of Diseases.
a psychotherapy technique in which people are asked to imagine and relive traumatic events.
a family of monoamine hormones and neurotransmitters including serotonin and melatonin that are involved in many functions including sleep, biological rhythms, and vasoconstriction.
an inborn pattern of responding to certain situations or events that require no learning.
a reciprocal process by which individuals accommodate to each others' behavior.
an approach to psychotherapy based on the idea that much of psychiatric/psychological problems are the result of maladaptive behavior that we have learned in our previous interpersonal relationships. The focus of psychotherapy is on relationships.
an old term for panic disorder.