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Glossary - A

This glossary contains definitions for psychological and medical jargon that you may run across while reading about depression and its treatment. On this page you will find definitions for words beginning with the letter "A".

Acute
A definition for the term "acute."

A definition of the term "addiction".

A definition of the term "Adjustment Disorder".

Affect
A definition of the term "affect".

Affective Disorder
A definition for the term "affective disorder".

Affective Spectrum
A definition for the term "affective spectrum".

Agitation
A definition for the term "agitation."

Agoraphobia
A definition of the term "agoraphobia".

Akathisia
A definition for the term "akathisia."

Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome
A definition of the term "Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome".

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
A definition for the term "Alcoholics Anonymous (AA".

Alcoholism
A definition for the term "Alcoholism".

Alexithymia
Alexithymia

Alogia
A definition of the term "Alogia".

Alopecia
A definition of the term "Alopecia".

Amenorrhea
A definition of the term "Amenorrhea".

Amnesia
A definition of the term "Amnesia".

Analgesic
A definition of "Analgesic".

Analytic Psychology
A definition of the term "Analytic Psychology".

Angioedema
A definition of the term "Angioedema".

Angle-Closure Glaucoma
A definition for the term "angle-closure glaucoma."

Anhedonia
A definition of the term "Anhedonia".

Anhidrosis
A definition of the term "Anhidrosis".

Anorexia Nervosa
A definition for the term "Anorexia Nervosa".

Anorgasmia
A definition of the term "Anorgasmia".

Anticholinergic
A definition of the term "Anticholinergic".

Anticonvulsant
A definition of the term "Anticonvulsant".

Antidepressant
A definition of the term "antidepressant".

Antiparkinsonism Drug
A definition for the term "Antiparkinsonism Drug".

Antipsychotic
A definition of the term "Antipsychotic".

Antisocial Personality Disorder
A definition of the term "Antisocial Personality Disorder".

Arrhythmia
A definition of the term "Arrhythmia".

Asphyxiation
A definition for the term "asphyxiation."

A definition of the term "Attention Deficit Disorder".

Atypical Antipsychotic
A definition for the term "atypical antipsychotic."

Atypical Depression
A definition for the psychology term "Atypical Depression".

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