psychological state


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Noun1.psychological state - (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic; "a manic state"
cognitive state, state of mind - the state of a person's cognitive processes
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
frame of mind, state of mind - a temporary psychological state
aboulia, abulia - a loss of will power
anhedonia - an inability to experience pleasure
depersonalisation, depersonalization - (existentialism) a loss of personal identity; a feeling of being an anonymous cog in an impersonal social machine
hypnosis - a state that resembles sleep but that is induced by suggestion
fugue - a dreamlike state of altered consciousness that may last for hours or days
psychic trauma, trauma - an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects
morale - a state of individual psychological well-being based upon a sense of confidence and usefulness and purpose
anxiety, anxiousness - (psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic
hallucinosis - a mental state in which the person has continual hallucinations
identity crisis - distress and disorientation (especially in adolescence) resulting from conflicting pressures and uncertainty about one's self and one's role in society
nerves, nervousness - an uneasy psychological state; "he suffered an attack of nerves"
delusion, psychotic belief - (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary
mental health - the psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment
mental disease, mental illness, psychopathy - any disease of the mind; the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention
agitation - a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance
depression - a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity
elation - an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
annoyance, botheration, irritation, vexation - the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
spell, trance, enchantment - a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
disassociation, dissociation - a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
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What I mainly came upon was a psychological state."
In that Verloc whom Heat wished so much to screen I've found a man in that particular psychological state. The man, figuratively speaking, flung himself on my breast.
"Music has a very long history of being able to move someone's psychological state from one state to another," David John Baker, a PhD in Music Theory with a minor in Cognitive and Brain Sciences, said.
The study found that on the average, respondents rated their overall well-being as 'somewhat good' (2.84 on the 7-point scale), mostly because they are in a good psychological state, Paragas said at a press briefing on Wednesday.
NNA - National Defense Minister, Elias Bou Saab, considered that it is still premature to determine the psychological state of the terrorist who carried out the tragic Tripoli attack that led to the martyrdom of four servicemen.
In this psychological state the song is received in a manner that is not unlike standard forms of musical expression.
It is noteworthy that Shadi Sorour has recently been in a bad psychological state, and announced in a post on his account on Instagram that his psychological condition almost led to his suicide, and he nearly left the religion of Islam, which raised lots of controversy about him, until he returned to clarify the purpose of this sentence, which also caused him lots of problems.
Drowsiness can also be a result of your mental, emotional, or psychological state. Depression can greatly increase drowsiness, as can high levels of stress or anxiety.
Summary: A military tribunal has postponed the trial of the would-be Costa Coffee bomber to allow for an examination into his psychological state at the time of his attempted attack on the popular coffee chain in 2017.
Furthermore, Peng & Pierce (2015) confirmed and suggested that empowerment and control is the factor that enhances employee feelings of ownership and satisfies the effectiveness motive that underpins this psychological state. Hence, we can hypothesize that:
During an investigation, the brother of the said girl said that her sister was apparently going through distress before attempting to kill herself and that her psychological state was at its worst.
The children's trip is conducted under the supervision of specialists from the local partner Wethaq civil orientation, in order to get children out of the psychological state of their lives as a result of the forced recruitment process by the Houthi militias.

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