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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The victim experienced a great deal of humiliation, shame and mental shock, which caused serious depression, stress-driven emotional disorder and chronic insomnia.
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.
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.
The panel found that a specific medication, dextromethorphan with quinidine (DM/Q), was possibly effective for treating PBA, an emotional disorder that occurs in up to 10 percent of people with MS.
In terms of reinforcement, the helping professionals found that the best type of reinforcement for a student with an emotional disorder was time with a preferred staff or extra counseling time.
One in five children in the state has an emotional disorder that affects their daily functioning.
The estimates are based on data from SAMHSA's 2009-2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, which calculated the rates of cigarette smoking among people aged 18 years and older in the United States who reported having "any mental illness," defined as "a diagnosable mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder, excluding developmental and substance use disorders" in the past year.
Anorexia can be a medical condition or an emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat.
Early detection shortens the duration of an episode of emotional disorder and results in far less social impairment in the long term [21].
There is no mention of the possibility that the person concerned may suffer from a mental or emotional disorder.
2% of children born to early 20s mothers and 9% of children born to older mothers had an emotional disorder at age 11.
Other factors raising chances of developing an emotional disorder included living in a single-parent household.