Mental Health Terms in Esperanto

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I came across a post on Tumblr that has a list of mental health terms in Esperanto. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, so it seems appropriate to share this now. Many thanks to La Purpuro for compiling this list:

Mental Illness – Psika Malsano

  • ADHD – Atentomanka-Hiperaktiva Perturbo (AHP)
  • Anxiety – Anksio
  • Bipolar Disorder – Dupolusa Perturbo
  • Depression – Deprimo
  • Executive Dysfunction – Sinrega Misfunkcio
  • Intrusive Thoughts – Entrudaj Pensoj
  • OCD – Obsedema-Impulsiĝema Perturbo
  • PTSD – Posttraŭmata Streĉa Perturbo (PTSP)
  • Schizophrenia – Skizofrenio
  • Self-Isolation – Sinizoliĝo
  • Suicide – Sinmortigo

Treatment – Trakt(ad)o

  • Catharsis – Katarso
  • Grounding – Koncentriĝo
  • Hotline – (Telefona) Krizlineo
  • Medication – Medikamento
  • Mindfulness – Plenatenteco
  • Psychologist – Psikologo
  • Self-Care – Sinzorgo
  • Therapy – (Psiko)terapio

Check out more of La Purpuro’s Tumblr blog!

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