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 an internal state that arouses,drives and directs behaviour, that have been accounted for by physiological explanations(e.g. internal drives such as hunger), behavioural explanations and psychological explanations(e.g. for complex human behaviours, such as the need for achievement).

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Diagnostic andStatistical Manual (DSM)

amulti-axial manual used for theclassification, definition and description of mental healthdisorders.