What schizophrenia mean?

What schizophrenia mean?

Schizophrenia is a chronic brain disorder that affects less than one percent of the U.S. population. When schizophrenia is active, symptoms can include delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, trouble with thinking and lack of motivation.

What is a neurological disease?

Neurological disorders are medically defined as disorders that affect the brain as well as the nerves found throughout the human body and the spinal cord. Structural, biochemical or electrical abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord or other nerves can result in a range of symptoms.

What means neurological?

The term ‘neurological’ comes from neurology – the branch of medicine that deals with problems affecting the nervous system. The word neuro means nerve and nervous system. You can read more about the brain and spine and the nervous system here.

How do you explain conversion disorder to a patient?

Conversion disorder is a disorder in which a person experiences blindness, paralysis, or other symptoms affecting the nervous system that cannot be explained solely by a physical illness or injury. Symptoms usually begin suddenly after a period of emotional or physical distress or psychological conflict.

What are words used to describe diseases and medical conditions?

Free thesaurus definition of words used to describe illnesses diseases and medical conditions from the Macmillan English Dictionary – a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Education.

What do you call a disease that is notifiable?

British if a disease is notifiable, new cases of it must be reported to a public health authority medical an opportunistic disease or infection is one that attacks people who are already ill and who have a very weak immune system medical used about an organ or tube inside your body that has a small hole or cut in its surface

When do you use the word acute to describe a disease?

A serious illness or pain that lasts only for a short time is described as acute if a condition or injury is disabling, it affects your body or your brain and makes you unable to use it properly medical an opportunistic disease or infection is one that attacks people who are already ill and who have a very weak immune system

What do you mean by asymptomatic in medical terms?

if a disease or person is asymptomatic, they show no physical signs of a medical problem relating to conditions and diseases in which normal cells are attacked by someone’s immune system (=parts of the body that fight disease) medical a benign lump in your body or a benign disease is not cancer and will not kill you

How are basic medical terms describe disease signs, symptoms?

You frantically try to imitate the sound or demonstrate what the car was doing in the hope that the mechanic can determine the problem and, more importantly, fix it! You know good and well that as soon as you leave, the car will start doing it again. Finally, the car does the strange thing, and the mechanic tells you the problem then fixes it.

British if a disease is notifiable, new cases of it must be reported to a public health authority medical an opportunistic disease or infection is one that attacks people who are already ill and who have a very weak immune system medical used about an organ or tube inside your body that has a small hole or cut in its surface

if a disease or person is asymptomatic, they show no physical signs of a medical problem relating to conditions and diseases in which normal cells are attacked by someone’s immune system (=parts of the body that fight disease) medical a benign lump in your body or a benign disease is not cancer and will not kill you

A serious illness or pain that lasts only for a short time is described as acute if a condition or injury is disabling, it affects your body or your brain and makes you unable to use it properly medical an opportunistic disease or infection is one that attacks people who are already ill and who have a very weak immune system