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1.cliche (adjective)

A cliché or cliche (/ˈkliːʃeɪ/ or /klɪˈʃeɪ/) is an expression, idea, or element of an artistic work which has become overused to the point of losing its original meaning or effect, even to the point of being trite or irritating, especially when at some earlier time it was considered meaningful or novel.


2.parricide (noun)

  1. the killing of a parent or other near relative.
    a person who commits parricide.
    plural noun: parricides


3.resentful (adjective)

feeling or expressing bitterness or indignation at having been treated unfairly.
"he was angry and resentful of their intrusion"
synonyms: aggrievedindignantirritated, piqued, put out, in high dudgeon, dissatisfieddisgruntleddiscontentedoffendedbitterjaundiced


4.What is adopted child syndrome?

Adopted child syndrome is a controversial term that has been used to explain behaviors in adopted children that are claimed to be related to their adoptivestatus. Specifically, these include problems in bonding, attachment disorders, lying, stealing, defiance of authority, and acts of violence.




5.Oppositional defiant disorder

ODD is a condition in which a child displays an ongoing pattern of an angry or irritable mood, defiant or argumentative behavior, and vindictiveness toward people in authority. The child's behavior often disrupts the child's normal daily activities, including activities within the family and at school.


6.Selective mutism 

(SM) is an anxiety disorder in which a person who is normally capable of speech does not speak in specific situations or to specific people. Selective mutism usually co-exists with shyness or social anxiety. People with selective mutism stay silent even when the consequences of their silence include shame, social ostracism or even punishment.

Selective mutism affects about 0.8% of people at some point in their life.

7.primal wound theory

The primal wound theory holds that “severing the connection between the infant and biological mother [through adoption] causes a primal wound which often manifests in a sense of loss (depression), basic mistrust (anxiety), emotional and/or behavioral problems and difficulties in relationships with significant others