Mental Health Terms
There are currently 9 names in this directory beginning with the letter N.
A state of diminished consciousness or complete unconsciousness caused by the use of narcotic drugs which have a depressant effect on the central nervous system.
A mental illness in which insight is retained but there is a maladaptive way of behaving or thinking that causes suffering. For example, depression, anxiety, phobias or obsessions.
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
A pervasive pattern of grandiosity, need for admiration and lack of empathy that begins by early adulthood and is present in a variety of contexts.
Repeated irresistible tendency to fall asleep in quiet surroundings or when engaged in monotonous activities.
A set of psychological and physical symptoms, including fatigue, irritability, headache, dizziness, anxiety and intolerance of noise.
Nicotine-induced Disorder (Nicotine withdrawal)
The presence of a characteristic withdrawal syndrome that develops after the abrupt cessation of, or reduction in, the use of nicotine-containing products such as cigarettes followed by a prolonged period of daily use.
Non-hospital based acute inpatient unit
A facility that provides acute inpatient services located on a non-hospital site.