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Synonyms for maladjusted

Synonyms for maladjusted

poorly adjusted to demands and stresses of daily living

emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with personal relationships


not well adjusted

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Examples of Salient Beliefs Related to Youth Synthetic Marijuana Use Accessibility Job Retention "Because it is easy to get" "Because they need to be clean for the piss test on their jobs" Accepted Maladjusted Behavior Memory "Every know it is bad, they be "I have a problem remembering like that shit is going to kill shit short-term" you but they still do it" Convenience Store Normal "You have to ask for it, they use "Cause everybody is good with it to have it posted up at the because most of my friends don't corner store and now they got it want to see me in trouble" in the back or under the table.
The ideals of the maladjusted are high in three chief respects.
Perhaps we hear the word hikikomori less often because of the emergence of a system of "free schools" for maladjusted children.
He also analyzed 20 studies published between 1990 and 1999--all of which included comparison groups of promoted students--and found that "overall, retained students had lower academic outcomes and more maladjusted socio-emotional and behavioral outcomes, relative to the comparison group of promoted students.
This is an astounding statement, backed up with some eccentric documentation, including a study by AT & T that apparently found that managers with high SAT scores "were reliably less happy and more psychologically maladjusted by their mid-adult years" than those with lower scores.
Bubble excesses, including over-consumption and maladjusted investment, have engendered an increasingly untenable trade position.
This incident, we learn, threw Ligon into a psychic spin that left him wondering about his merits as an artist and pondering the connotations of his lifelong status as a maladjusted outsider.
Intellectual' conjures up an image of some snobby, maladjusted, holier-than-thou, socially inept person," said Corey D.
The first of these lists published by Edwin Starbuck (1928) prompted the move toward bibliotherapy, which was first applied to maladjusted children in 1946 (Agnes, 1946, pp.
It is becoming increasingly difficult to be tolerant of a society who has sympathy only for the misfits, only for the maladjusted, only for the criminal, only for the loser.
Major Depressive Disorder, Conduct Disorder, and Societal Conformity) had a significant role in classifying adolescents into three groups: maladjusted, nominally adjusted, and well-adjusted.
The cause of child care was further undermined at the turn of the century by leaders in social work and social welfare such as Jane Addams, Florence Kelley, Sophonisba Breckenridge and Edith Abbott, who believed that child care created its own problems of delinquent and maladjusted children.
Socially, it must be a trustworthy instrument for a society which demands its rights and safety, the prevention of recidivism and the correction of maladjusted and wrongful behavior.
King said the salvation of the world may rest in the hands of the maladjusted.
The instrument was able to predict postpartum complications in high-risk mothers and discriminate between well-adjusted and maladjusted students (Sawin & Harrigan, 1994).