illness

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lack of strength or vigor (especially from illness) adynamia
obsolete term for the study and treatment of mental illness alienism
psychiatrist and specialist in the legal aspects of mental illness alienist
symptom of illness characterized by a suffocating, painful inflammation angina
illness in which the body's ability to fight irritants fails autoimmune disorder
emotional injury inflicted on an infant by events incident to birth that is alleged to appear in symbolic form in patients with mental illness birth trauma
period of illness bout
time of struggle, especially against an illness bout
person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability caregiver , health care provider , health professional
severe illness requiring prolonged hospitalization or recovery; usually involves high costs for hospitals and doctors and medicines catastrophic illness
use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (or mental illness) chemotherapy
acute stomach illness characterized by vomiting and diarrhea cholera
long-lasting, as illness chronic , persistent
illness, to regain health after convalesce , recuperate
better from illness, get convalesce , recuperate
illness, gradual return to health after convalescence
person who is recovering from illness convalescent
weak from illness or age decrepit , infirm
person suffering from an illness diseased person , sick person , sufferer
(psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness disturbance , folie , mental disorder , mental disturbance , psychological disorder
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