disorder


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Related to disorder: anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, eating disorder, personality disorder
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Synonyms for disorder

Synonyms for disorder

a lack of civil order or peace

an interruption of regular procedure or of public peace

a pathological condition of mind or body

the condition of being sick

to put into total disorder

to put (the hair or clothes) into a state of disarray

to disturb the health or physiological functioning of

Synonyms for disorder

a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning

disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed

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What we discovered,'' says Cutler, ``and what one sees in the film, is that this is a woefully misunderstood disease that is primarily a mental illness in spite of the fact that it is primarily treated as a behavioral disorder.
I realized I had an eating disorders after I chipped my tooth while binge-eating," says Jamie Mattson, a 24-year-old gay Seattle man.
Autism may include a low IQ or, in high-functioning people with the disorder, an average IQ.
He gives considerable attention to issues regarding the diagnosis of conduct disorder.
People use it recklessly to characterize anyone who believes that homosexual encounters represent a disorder.
Instead of starving themselves, people with an eating disorder called bulimia (or bulimia nervosa) eat a huge amount-like a quart of ice cream, a giant bag of chips, or a package of cookies-in a short time.
The categorical model assumes that a child either has a disorder, or does not.
For over 20 years, the Broken Windows Theory--that neighborhood disorder leads to serious violent crime--has influenced policing.
Early-onset bipolar disorder is often difficult to recognize and diagnose because distinguishing between normal behaviors and pathological behaviors in children can be challenging, and because symptoms of bipolar disorder may resemble those of, and/or co-occur with, other common childhood-onset mental disorders (Bowring & Kovacs, 1992; National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH], 2000; Papolos & Papolos, 1999).
However, the DSM-IV TR (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition, Text Revised) defines Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) as a mental illness in which a person consistently experiences deep, unshakable sadness and diminished interest in all activities for a period of at least 2 weeks.
2005) in this issue of Environmental Health Perspectives reignites the issue of the role that phthalate exposure during pregnancy may play in the etiology of reproductive disorders in human males.
Just under 3 per cent of Canadians aged 25 to 46 years have experienced at least one manic episode suggestive of Bipolar I Disorder according to the data from the 2002 Canadian Community Health Survey: Mental Health and Well-being.
One in five adults has some type of diagnosable mental-health disorder, such as major depression, bipolar disorder, suicidal tendencies, schizophrenia, panic disorders, post-traumatic stress, and anorexia and bulimia nervosa, according to the Center for Mental Health Services.
ALBUQUERQUE--In a given classroom of 30 children, typically 3-5 have an anxiety disorder.