Ulysses syndrome

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   Ulysses syndrome (Immigrant Syndrome of Chronic and Multiple Stress) is an atypical set of depressive, anxious, dissociative, and somatoform symptoms that results from being exposed to extreme levels of stress unique to the […]

Involutional melancholia

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   Involutional melancholia or involutional depression is a traditional name for a psychiatric disorder affecting mainly elderly or late middle-aged people, usually accompanied with paranoia. It is classically defined as “depression of gradual onset […]

Paradise Syndrome

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   Paradise Syndrome, while not officially recognized by psychologists as a mental condition, is a term used by some to refer to a condition in which a […]

Self-disorder

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   A self-disorder, also called ipseity disturbance, is a psychological phenomenon of disruption or diminishing of a person’s sense of minimal (or basic) self. The sense of minimal self refers to […]

Katagelasticism

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   Katagelasticism is a psychological condition in which a person excessively enjoys laughing at others (coined by Christian F. Hempelmann and Sean Harrigan from καταγελαστής (katagelastēs), Ancient Greek for “mocker”). Katagelasticists actively seek and establish […]