Specific mental illnesses and general words for mental illness - synonyms or related words
a mental condition that makes it difficult for someone to react to and communicate with other people. It is similar to autism but less severe.
a serious mental condition that makes it difficult for someone to react to and communicate with other people
a serious mental illness in which someone experiences extreme changes in mood, sometimes feeling very excited and sometimes very unhappy
a fear of being in a small or crowded space or in a place that seems difficult to get out of quickly
a mental condition
in which you believe things
that are not true
a mental condition in which someone worries a lot about their health and thinks that they are ill when they are not
a serious mental illness in which you experience extreme changes in mood, sometimes feeling very excited and sometimes feeling very unhappy. Many people now prefer to use the word bipolar disorder.
a mental illness in which someone believes they are very important and powerful when they are not
an old or literary word for depression
someone who is mentally handicapped is not able to learn or develop skills at the same rate as most other people because they have a problem with their brain. It is now considered more polite to say that someone is learning disabled or that they have special needs or learning difficulties.
a mental condition in which you are so upset or unhappy that you cannot look after yourself
a mental illness that makes you behave in an unusual way or makes you worry all the time about something unimportant
a mental illness in which you believe that everyone is unfair or cruel to you
a serious mental illness in which the way that you think and feel is not connected with what is really happening