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causing distress or worry or anxiety

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It is extremely distressful for me as a teacher and as a woman that my students, especially young women, some of whom are breaking taboos in their families by taking up a generally male-dominated profession, are feeling intimidated and threatened by these attacks,' she said.
I began to experience hair loss at a relatively young age and knew that I needed to learn what could be done to reverse this distressful situation," said Gustavo J.
He said that family of the abducted Mufti Zaman was in distressful condition.
Its primary aim is to promote comfort by alleviating pain and other distressful symptoms.
As a concerned Filipino citizen, it is very distressful hearing this kind of irrational complaint from a 'public servant.
Students reported stronger empathy toward a student from the same university than toward one from another university, both of whom described a distressful experience (Tarrant, Dazeley, & Cottom, 2009).
Every individual has to go through some distressful periods in his or her life.
Situation that has emerged in Karnataka & Tamil Nadu, as a fallout of issue of distribution of waters of Cauvery River, is distressful," Modi said on Twitter.
The patient adapts to the distressful memory and consequent arousal through symptomatic forms of avoidance and numbing.
UNICEF is concerned that returning refugee and migrant children to an uncertain future in Turkey could be deeply distressful and damaging for them," said Marie Pierre Poirier, UNICEF's Special Coordinator for the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe.
A friend behind the campaign said: "Losing Niall for all of us, especially his family, is a deeply emotional and distressful time.
A new team that will include seconded contingent from the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) will revisit the findings of the investigation unit of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) on the collusion case thrown against the power generators and Manila Electric Company (Meralco) during the November-December, 2013 distressful rate hikes in the power industry.
It is distressful that despite the medical expertise and advance technologies, West Africa is now under widespread fear that Ebola will strike again.
However, through repetitions of distressful experiences, people--especially children--adjust their beliefs as a coping and protective mechanism.
According to the BBC, the group's newspapers carried front page adverts in Jang and The News, two of Pakistan's leading newspapers, calling its coverage "excessive, distressful and emotional".