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Synonyms for irritability

Synonyms for irritability

excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part

a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger

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These recurring bouts of irritability make it difficult to plan family social events or for my husband and I to go out and leave her unless we have skilled respite care.
Water retention, irritability, insomnia, and headaches did not improve.
Their insidiously worsening ability to function on the job, coupled with the irritability and malaise arising from hypoxemia as well as fears that younger "up and coming" employees might usurp their position, can produce a very understandable posture of hostile, angry denial and defensiveness.
While outbursts are common, only half of children in one study of severe tantrum behavior in 5- to 9-year-olds also had the required persistent irritability.
The UC San Diego team used baseline dietary information and behavioral assessments of 945 adult men and women to analyze the relationship between dTFAs and aggression or irritability.
The investigators assessed the prevalence of depression, anxiety, and irritability with the Pediatric Behavior Rating Scale.
TORONTO -- Many children with bipolar disorder experience a lengthy prodromal phase of clinically significant symptoms before their first manic episode; in almost 70% of these children, the prodrome begins with a drop in school functioning, often accompanied by racing thoughts, irritability, and anger, and can last for almost 1 year.
Up to half of all women experience a variety of emotional symptoms, such as mood swings, irritability, and depression, during the days leading up to their periods.
He said he was trained to confront blacks who had violated the policy against cutting in line only after they got on the ride, raising the chance of irritability.
It is a patented blend of two herbs, Magnolia and Phellodendrone, that, when combined according to a proprietary method, assist in the relief of anxiety, irritability, tension and frustration, factors well known to cause stress related eating.
Counselors will need to be aware of behavioral changes such as increased irritability or unexplained "blue" moods, While these behaviors may indicate changes in the camper's diagnosed condition, it's always a good idea to rule out a physical cause.
Be sensitive to certain signs--fatigue, irritability, withdrawal, hostility, a tendency to be late or miss appointments, and restlessness--so that you can ensure that your depression doesn't creep up again.
A recent study showed that one-fifth of students who admitted occasional smoking said they felt immediate symptoms of addiction--such as irritability and anxiety--when denied a smoke within the first few months of their habit.
Still others hide their feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness under a cover of irritability, aggression, hyperactivity, and misbehavior.
01) for Irritability and Persistent Anger; Difficulty Concentrating; Depression, Feeling Sad, Down or Blue, and Craving Foods and Increased Appetite and Overeating, among other symptoms.