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Table 1 Negative situations or reactions and their corresponding ‘psychopathological’ counterparts.‘Symptoms’ do not distinguish or define the ‘pathology’. So what does?

From: A new conception and subsequent taxonomy of clinical psychological problems

Psychological Problems Clinical Psychological Problems
Grief reaction Depression
Acute stress reactions Post-traumatic stress disorder
Binge Bulimic disorder
Anxious state Anxiety disorder
Episode of substance abuse Addiction
Misbehavior Conduct disorder
Argument Relationship problem
Diet Anorexic disorder
Pain Chronic pain syndrome
Tantrum Impulse control disorder
Worry over health Somatoform disorder
Fussiness OCD