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InternationalClassification of Disorders (lCD)

 a classification system of mentaldisorders published by the World Health Organisation. Patterns of symptoms as opposed to aetiology or treatment are emphasised, as a result, the ICD isnot used for diagnostic purposes.

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Psychology term of the day

September 29th 2021

stimulant

a drug which increases activation of the central nervoussystem and the autonomic nervous system;decreasing fatigue, increasing physical activity andalertness, diminish hunger, and result in a temporaryelevation of mood.