unwellness


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unwellness

(ʌnˈwɛlnəs)
n
the quality or state of being unwell
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Noun1.unwellness - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organismunwellness - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
condition - an illness, disease, or other medical problem; "a heart condition"; "a skin condition"
health problem, ill health, unhealthiness - a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
ague - a fit of shivering or shaking
amyloidosis - a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues; often secondary to chronic rheumatoid arthritis or tuberculosis or multiple myeloma
anuresis, anuria - inability to urinate
catastrophic illness - severe illness requiring prolonged hospitalization or recovery; usually involves high costs for hospitals and doctors and medicines
collapse, prostration - an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion; "the commander's prostration demoralized his men"
bends, caisson disease, decompression sickness, gas embolism, aeroembolism, air embolism - pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
food poisoning, gastrointestinal disorder - illness caused by poisonous or contaminated food
lead poisoning, plumbism, saturnism - toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
hypermotility - excessive movement; especially excessive motility of the gastrointestinal tract
indisposition - a slight illness
ozone sickness - illness that can occur to persons exposed to ozone in high-altitude aircraft; characterized by sleepiness and headache and chest pains and itchiness
toxaemia, toxaemia of pregnancy, toxemia, toxemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
growth - (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
health, wellness - a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease; "physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients"
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But it's the diversity of my work that I really enjoy --from acute unwellness to dementia to palliative care.
My leaflet would say things like: | Never justify or explain away a symptom of mental unwellness in a loved one.
It may also cause other health problems leading to fluctuations in blood pressure, as well as general feelings of unwellness.
thoughts, and general unwellness are some of the troubles that the ABA
She represents passionate producers who are working themselves into a state of dire unwellness .
And yet for all that unwellness he had an irrepressible spirit and he kept going.
For counselling psychology this has meant moving away from a medical model of assessment, diagnosis and treatment, as well as moving away from predominantly intrapsychic conceptualisations of mental illness and unwellness.
We have just had a situation today where we will not have a full squad training as there is a little bit of unwellness in the squad, but that is just something you have to deal with when you travel and these little stomach upsets happen.
These skills allow us to enter the darkest fears human experience offers and to see through the illusions that bind our hearts in mental unwellness, confusion, and depression.
Not to mention a loss of control over much of one's daily life; it's all on someone else's schedule and on a roller coaster feeling of relative unwellness.
Pneumonia can be another concern for parents whose child has a bad cough, for example, but Dr Massoud points out that children with pneumonia will usually have other symptoms, including a high and/or persistent temperature, general unwellness, and fast breathing that takes extra effort.
A 34-years-old female without any chronic disease history applied to otorhinolaryngology department with fever, throat pain, dysphagia and unwellness for 3 days.