maladjustment


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mal·ad·just·ment

 (măl′ə-jŭst′mənt)
n.
1. Faulty or inadequate adjustment, as in a machine.
2. Inability to adjust to the demands of interpersonal relationships and the stresses of daily living.

maladjustment

(ˌmæləˈdʒʌstmənt)
n
1. (Psychology) psychol a failure to meet the demands of society, such as coping with problems and social relationships: usually reflected in emotional instability
2. faulty or bad adjustment
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maladjustment - the condition of being unable to adapt properly to your environment with resulting emotional instabilitymaladjustment - the condition of being unable to adapt properly to your environment with resulting emotional instability
personality disorder - inflexible and maladaptive patterns of behavior
Translations

maladjustment

[ˈmæləˈdʒʌstmənt] N (Psych) → inadaptación f, desajuste m

maladjustment

n (Psych, Sociol) → Verhaltensstörung f
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Speaking further, Yul-Ifode, in a press release by the university's Director of Media and Publicity, Ibrahim Scheme, and made available to newsmen online, said the consequences of a communication disordered person transcend the communication activity, 'because of the relationship between the developing child and his language, the medium of communication, which is an index of normal/healthy development, maladjustment, as well as some developmental disorders.
Implementation of the program for the promotion of older persons, in accordance with the technical specifications (ppt), with the following objectives: - facilitate that the elderly enjoy a rewarding leisure, - the adaptation and dynamisation of spaces aimed at the elderly, in a way that allows a positive, open and creative use of free time, - promote education in leisure, so that older people reach an organization and planning of their own time, - to promote an active existence in older people, within the limits of their own possibilities, to avoid forms of maladjustment and exclusion, - enabling wider relationships beyond those of the most immediate context, - the participation of older people, in a larger and more varied set of environments, situations and activities.
Nadezhda Gladyr, head of the Podrugi crisis centre, said: "During the seminar, issues of access of victims of domestic violence to special social services as well as criteria for assessing the presence of ill-treatment leading to social maladjustment and deprivation were discussed."
And it is particularly sanctimonious juxtaposed with genuine, year-round social ills such as misogyny and gender-based violence (the antidote to which is not further maladjustment) conveniently ignored by those who would seek to proscribe all inter-gender interactions.
[USA], Dec 30 (ANI): High physical aggression issues during adolescence may put children at increased risk of violent crime, social maladjustment, and alcohol and drug abuse.
It is because these victims exhibited inferior self concept to bullies which later converted into depression and psychosocial maladjustment. Past literature also revealed that this victimization disturbs the academics of the students8,16,19.
They easily suffer disillusionment and the risk of maladjustment is high.
The Escala de Inadaptacion ([Maladjustment Scale] EI; Echeburua, Corral, & Fernandez-Montalvo, 2000) reflects how maladjustment affects work and/or study, social life, free time, couple relationship, family life, and the degree of global maladjustment.
Previous researchers have shown that psychological adjustment is negatively affected by cultural distance (Furukawa, 1997), whereas cultural conflicts are the main cause of social maladjustment when adapting to another cultural standard or norm (Center, 1990; Freedman, Kaplan, & Sadock, 1976).
Findings of the JC Report notwithstanding, the Balochistan's politics have become a symbol of rigging and maladjustment. If the recent change in the Balochistan assembly is any indication that catapulted a candidate, who had barely won from his constituency Awarn with 544 votes in 2013, to the chief minister's slot, there should be little doubt about clean elections in Balochistan.
After marriage, frustration gripped her as relations with her mother-in-law deteriorated due to maladjustment. At that time, her husband, a small businessman, succeeded in convincing her that all of her tension would go away and mind to be full of joy if she takes yaba, a contraband drug.
The authoritarian style, on the other hand, has been linked to emotional maladjustment (in the form of depression, low self-esteem or low self-confidence) (Garber, Robinson, & Valentiner, 1997).