disorientation


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Related to disorientation: dizziness, Spatial disorientation
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Synonyms for disorientation

a wild delusion (especially one induced by a hallucinogenic drug)

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confusion (usually transient) about where you are and how to proceed

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description of the procurement: Delivery of a disorientation trainer, Including necessary software, Installation, Testing of functionality and training of the operator.
Spatial disorientation , then, occurs because, "The three-dimensional environment of flight is unfamiliar to the human body, creating sensory conflicts and illusions that make spatial orientation difficult, and sometimes impossible to achieve.
Rather than examining each novel in chronological order, the usual approach, she places them into thematic clusters on disorientation and reorientation in postmodernity, contingency and crisis, and transitions and transformations.
Severe symptoms can include high fever, headache, neck stiffness, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions, muscle weakness, vision loss, numbness and paralysis.
In this work, HDPE resins with different molecular weights have been chosen to study the chain orientation and its subsequent disorientation using a real-time ultrasonic system at various temperatures and shear rates, due to the fact that HDPEs with the linear molecular structure could be oriented easily.
Jack Persekian, artistic director of the Sharjah Biennial, director of the Sharjah Art Foundation and curator of Disorientation II, explained his choice of theme.
VISUAL impairment can increase the levels of disorientation and distress that a person suffering from dementia experiences, according to a new study.
Thirty-eight Pycnogenol-treated and 30 control patients were rated on the most common complaints of jetlag, including dehydration, headaches, fatigue, disorientation, nausea and highly irregular sleep patterns.
Spatial disorientation and SA are intimately intertwined and often are causal factors in mishaps resulting in controlled flight into terrain (CFIT).
At the beginning of our institute, we allowed ourselves to experience the disorientation of not knowing.
The cathedral is the setting for Dislocation which explores the disorientation of war.
A technique that amplifies their sense of disorientation is Joyce's frequent use of elaborate, multilingual puns (including some in the "Leetspeak" argot that has emerged from internet communication).
UK defence chiefs later overruled the finding that there was "no evidence" of disorientation and agreed with the US.
The US inquiry, which concluded just months after the crash south of the Kuwaiti border on the first day of war in March 2003, reported that the US Marine Corps Sea Knight pilots suffered spatial disorientation.
In the brain, loss of fatty acids results in memory loss, poor mental function and disorientation.