Vocabulary for Dissociative, Factitious & Impulse Control Disorders


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A(n) ________ is a condition where the person cannot control their tendency to gratify an immediate desire even when the consequences upon themselves and/or others may be potentially harmful.

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1. What is the name for a condition where a person's physical or mental symptoms and/or signs are under voluntary control?

2. What is the proper term for disorders where there is a disconnect between a person's thoughts, surroundings, identity, consciousness, and memory?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There's more to psychiatry than mood disorders, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of some other conditions. Some things you'll be assessed on include examples and definitions of dissociative, factitious and impulse-control disorders.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Definition of impulse-control, dissociative and factitious disorders
  • What kleptomania is an example of
  • Which disorder is exemplified by a mother faking illness symptoms in her child

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about dissociative, factitious and impulse-control disorders and related vocabulary
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information about which type of disorder kleptomania is
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast types of disorders

Additional Learning

Keep learning by viewing the associated lesson, which is titled Vocabulary for Dissociative, Factitious & Impulse Control Disorders. You can access it at any time to pursue the following study objectives:

  • Recognize the symptoms of dissociative disorders
  • Know what dissociative identity disorder is
  • Identify a subset of factitious disorder
  • Define 'pyromania'