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Synonyms for distress

Synonyms for distress

to cause anxious uneasiness in

to cause suffering or painful sorrow to

a state of physical or mental suffering

the condition of being in need of immediate assistance

Synonyms for distress

a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need)

extreme physical pain

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the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim


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bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship

cause mental pain to

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Key Words: Diabetes mellitus, Psychological distress, Diabetic distress.
In Yorkshire "critical" distress - which refers to businesses which have had winding up petitions or county court judgements (CCJs) of more than PS5,000 taken out against them - was up by 26% compared with the same three months last year, affecting 165 businesses.
Nurses are responsible for preparing themselves to deal with moral distress and the issues that can cause it.
Emotional distress in doctors can adversely affect the delivery of healthcare.
Conclusion: Respiratory distress is a common neonatal problem with significant morbidity and mortality.
Looking more specifically at the manufacturing sector we can see clear year-on-year falls in combined distress, with food and beverage producers' distress levels down 37%; a drop of 73% amongst print and packaging firms; and other manufacturing businesses recording 49% fewer instances of distress.
In this paper, we seek to: 1) analyze the effect of financial distress on the use of trade credit as a substitute for alternative sources of financing, 2) quantify the effect of increasing the use of trade credit on the costs of financial distress, and 3) study the firms' characteristics that increase the probability of additional use of trade credit when encountering financial distress.
Initially, a search of moral distress resulted in 236 documents; this cohort was reduced to 168 when nursing was added as a search term.
Little & Byers, 2000; Renaud & Byers, 1999); however, much less is known about the relationship between real-life sexual experiences and distress from sexual thoughts.
The incidence of frequent mental distress may affect an individual's insurance prospects over time, said the authors, including researchers at the CDC and Emory University, Atlanta.
The study used the moral distress scale, a validated survey instrument to measure moral distress.
The risk of psychological distress increased by 14 percent for each hour of nightly sleep loss, such that those sleeping less than six hours a night were twice as likely to be experiencing distress as average sleepers.
by Committee on Recognition and Alleviation of Distress in Laboratory Animals, Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, Division on Earth and Life Studies.
IRS in which the court held that a lawsuit award for emotional distress was not taxable.