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Affective Disorder—Description of the Sample Comprising the Largest of the Four Major Diagnostic Groups

Affective Disorder—Description of the Sample Comprising the Largest of the Four Major Diagnostic Groups  

Eli Robins M.D.

in The Final Months: A Study of the Lives of 134 Persons Who Committed Suicide

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1981
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jun 2017
eISBN: 
9780191842184
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780195029116.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology, Psychopathology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195029116
Disorder: 
Suicide
This chapter focuses on the members of the sample that were diagnosed as having affective disorder, depressed phase, which represented the largest single diagnostic group of the sample. It ... More
Alcoholism—Description of the Sample Comprising the Second Largest of the Four Major Diagnostic Groups

Alcoholism—Description of the Sample Comprising the Second Largest of the Four Major Diagnostic Groups  

Eli Robins M.D.

in The Final Months: A Study of the Lives of 134 Persons Who Committed Suicide

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1981
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jun 2017
eISBN: 
9780191842184
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780195029116.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology, Psychopathology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195029116
Disorder: 
Suicide
This chapter focuses on the members of the sample that were diagnosed as having alcoholism, which represented the second largest diagnostic group of the sample. It presents diagnostic ... More
Alice in Wonderland Syndrome

Alice in Wonderland Syndrome  

Jan Dirk Blom

in Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders: A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Research

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780190245887
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190245863.003.0018
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190245863
Disorder: 
Suicide
The symptoms that are considered characteristic of Alice in Wonderland Syndrome (AIWS) are quite diverse and constitute distortions of regular sense perception (i.e., distortions of visual, ... More
Ataques de Nervios

Ataques de Nervios  

Roberto Lewis-Fernández and Irene López

in Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders: A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Research

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780190245887
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190245863.003.0017
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190245863
Disorder: 
Suicide
Ataque de nervios has been studied for half a century, and is one of the best assessed cultural concepts of distress. Ataques were initially studied in Puerto Rican, Dominican, ... More
Attention Deficit Disorder Psychosis

Attention Deficit Disorder Psychosis  

Jan Dirk Blom, Marieke Niemantsverdriet, Anke Spuijbroek, and Sandra Kooji

in Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders: A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Research

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780190245887
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190245863.003.0006
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190245863
Disorder: 
Suicide
Attention deficit disorder psychosis is a little-known clinical phenomenon currently enjoying a modest revival of scientific attention. It is argued by some to not merely be a result of ... More
Autoerotic Asphyxia and Asphyxiophilia

Autoerotic Asphyxia and Asphyxiophilia  

Stephen Hucker

in Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders: A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Research

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780190245887
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190245863.003.0011
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190245863
Disorder: 
Suicide
Deliberate self-hanging for sexual arousal has been variously termed sexual asphyxia, autoerotic asphyxia, asphyxiophilia, eroticized repetitive hangings, hypoxyphilia, and Kotzwarraism. ... More
Before Suicide

Before Suicide  

Eli Robins M.D.

in The Final Months: A Study of the Lives of 134 Persons Who Committed Suicide

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1981
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jun 2017
eISBN: 
9780191842184
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780195029116.003.0009
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology, Psychopathology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195029116
Disorder: 
Suicide
This chapter explores the differences in planning of outcome by those who attempt and those who complete suicide. It first considers similar studies into this topic, before discussing the ... More
Body Integrity Identity Disorder

Body Integrity Identity Disorder  

Anna Sedda

in Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders: A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Research

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780190245887
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190245863.003.0022
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190245863
Disorder: 
Suicide
Body integrity identity disorder involves a patient’s desire to amputate a healthy body part or obtain an unnecessary body modification (e.g., paraplegia, blindness). Dramatic cases of ... More
Brain Fag Syndrome

Brain Fag Syndrome  

Peter O. Ebigbo, Chimezie Lekwas Elekwachi, and Felix Chukwunenyem Nweze

in Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders: A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Research

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780190245887
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190245863.003.0014
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190245863
Disorder: 
Suicide
Brain fag syndrome is a form of psychological distress first identified in Nigerian students in the 1960s but reported more generally in the African diaspora. It consists of a variety of ... More
Capgras and Other Misidentification Syndromes

Capgras and Other Misidentification Syndromes  

Arthur Sinkman

in Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders: A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Research

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780190245887
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190245863.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190245863
Disorder: 
Suicide
Capgras is the delusional belief that people in the sufferer’s life are not who they seem to be, but are identical duplicates who have been substituted for the originals. The copy looks ... More

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