emotional disorder

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Noun1.emotional disorder - any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominantemotional disorder - any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant
folie, mental disorder, mental disturbance, psychological disorder, disturbance - (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness
clinical depression, depressive disorder, depression - a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention
manic disorder, mania - a mood disorder; an affective disorder in which the victim tends to respond excessively and sometimes violently
bipolar disorder, manic depression, manic depressive illness, manic-depressive psychosis - a mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depression
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They have established population parameters for emotional disorder (depression and anxiety) and suicidal ideas and behavior (Links, Boyle, & Offord, 1989; Joffe, Offord, & Boyle, 1988).
These eight had reported no marked signs of anxiety or emotional disorder as undergraduates, the investigators say.
He also describes how to identify and handle one's own irrationality; techniques for talking to irrational people in any setting; ways to deal with irrational people in one's personal life, including in relationships and with parents and children; and what to do when dealing with a loved one who has a severe emotional disorder or mental illness.
Dr Taj said that 10-20pc of young people may have mental or emotional disorder warranting treatment at any time.
Naheed Wasti supplementing her colleague said depression has emerged as the leading cause of disability worldwide and that it is basically a psychological or emotional disorder that can be further
It's an emotional disorder, with young people unable to attend school due to anxiety.
While in college, it caused me to have an emotional disorder, which led to social phobia.
Among the 11 children, 3 children were suffering from emotional disorder, 2 each were suffering from behavioural disorder and developmental disorder and 6 children were suffering from substance use disorder.
"He had genuinely forgotten that they were there." Miss Owen said Nicholas was medicated for ADHD and an emotional disorder, and he was due to see a psychiatrist for a long awaited appointment in Wrexham this week, which he was anxious to keep.
The results suggested that incidences of theft and other convictions were 12 percent and seven percent, respectively, in those with anorexia nervosa - lack or loss of appetite for food; 18 percent and 13 percent in those with bulimia nervosa - an emotional disorder characterised by a distorted body image and 5 percent and 6 percent in those without eating disorders.