emotional disturbance

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Noun1.emotional disturbance - any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominantemotional disturbance - 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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And as a fact, in such cases the emotional disturbance set up in Alexey Alexandrovitch by the sight of tears found expression in hasty anger.
When returning from the races Anna had informed him of her relations with Vronsky, and immediately afterwards had burst into tears, hiding her face in her hands, Alexey Alexandrovitch, for all the fury aroused in him against her, was aware at the same time of a rush of that emotional disturbance always produced in him by tears.
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Other areas of emotional disturbance reported were varied issues of functional status involving mental instabilities and sexual dysfunction:
Based on these figures, it is estimated that between 9,890 (5 percent) and 25,714 (13 percent) of children in Lake County may have experienced a serious emotional disturbance. Additionally, a state report on mental illness for youth and adults found that approximately 7 percent of Illinois youth younger than 18 have a serious emotional disorder.
According to IDEA (2004), emotional disturbance is defined as "a condition exhibiting one or more of the following characters over a long period of time and to a marked degree that adversely affects a child's education performance" [[section]300.8(c)(4)(i)-(ii)].
Six out of 10, 62%, saw more emotional disturbances and 53.1% thought there was family trauma.
To advocate for adults with a serious mental illness, children with a serious emotional disturbance, and other individuals with mental illnesses.
In an interview, Jessie, (1) a high school African-American male student diagnosed with emotional disturbance, stated that in his special education class he did:
A range of life quality factors were scored, including vitality, emotional disturbance and pain.
Alcohol or an acute life event might trigger emotional disturbance in someone with a clean police and medical record, making behaviour in possession of a gun difficult to predict.