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This document contains a chart with information about seven mental illnesses with their definitions and symptoms. Students are directed to read t...

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2010 The growing awareness of excessive hoarding has sparked debate over the cause and definition of the mental illness.

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flapjackstate: A table of Non-ableist alternatives for “crazy”.I no longer endorse this chart, but I am keeping it here as a basis for discussion.See the full text version below. A table of non-Ableist Alternatives for “Crazy”. The word “crazy” should not be used in a trivial context, as this is an ableist/psychophobic slur against people with mental illnesses. Trivial definition 1 uses “crazy” to mean ”Intense”, for example that was crazy good! I’m crazy in love. That film was ...


The Definition of Insanity is... Perseverance vs. Perseveration Posted Jul 27, 2009 I hear this every week, sometimes twice a day: "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results." No, it isn't. To be clear, insanity is a legal term pertaining to a defendant's ability to determine right from wrong when a crime is committed. Here's the first sentence of's lengthy definition: Insanity. n. mental illness of such a severe nature th