revision of the International Classification of Diseases published by the World Health Organization, Geneva (1992)
part of the mental apparatus which is partly made up of inherited instincts and partly by acquired, but repressed components.
Ideas of reference
under delusion of reference.
perception of a real external stimulus.
that is inappropriate to the circumstances
Induced psychosis/ folie à deux
disorder shared by two or more people who are closely related emotionally. One has a real psychosis whilst symptoms are induced
in the other. Separation results in symptomatic improvement in the one who is not psychotic.
Introjection and identification
defence mechanisms in which the attitudes and behaviour of another are internalised to help the person to cope with separation
mechanism in which certain thoughts are isolated from others
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