A Clinical Disorder is a series or group of behaviors that equal or match a list of expected behaviors listed in, "The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States. It is intended to be applicable in a wide array of contexts and used by clinicians and researchers of many different orientations (e.g., biological, psychodynamic, cognitive, behavioral, interpersonal, family/systems). DSM-IV has been designed for use across settings, inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinic, private practice, and primary care, and with community populations and by psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, occupational and rehabilitation therapists, counselors, and other health and mental health professionals"
The following is a list of Clinical Disorders from the DSM:
Anxiety ( Panic Attacks, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, OCD, GAD, Phobias, Agoraphobia ... )
Eating ( Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa ... )
Mood ( Depression, Manic-Depression now called Bipolar I / II, Dysthymic, Cyclothymic ... )
Schizophrenia / Psychotic
Sexual / Gender Identity