mental disturbance

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The law enforcement response to mental disturbance calls with ethical, practical, and effective strategies requires interagency collaboration.
This means that it is very likely that every little thing had something to do with what the man did: "Yes, it was due to the shooter's mental disturbance, and yes, it was due to the political atmosphere and yes, it was due to the availability of firearms," and so on.
the patients described the epilepsy concept in six different ways: Epilepsy is (a) an illness related to physical disturbances, (b) a condition related to physical disturbances, (c) a mental disturbance related to lack of mental capacity, (d) a handicap related to psychological and/or social aspects, (e) an identity related to being an epileptic, and (f) a punishment.
The physical displays of mental disturbance are not always so obvious, and those it afflicts are often the most bullish, unlikely ones.
Crisis intervention team training for police officers responding to mental disturbance calls.
He had been showing clear signs of mental disturbance, he was saying things like 'I'm ready to be baptised, get me the chaplain, I'm ready to die'.
Presumably, the rates of injuries to people with mental illnesses are also reduced, although this data is not yet available); * Dramatic decreases in the amount of time officers spend responding to mental disturbance calls; and * Very high rates of police officer satisfaction concerning the disposition of cases involving people with mental illnesses who are in crisis.
08/1998 2 72 Male Fever, nausea, vomiting, confusion, speech disturbance/ somnolence, mental disturbance, vertigo, bilateral ptosis, paresis of eye muscles, light throat paresis, paresis of the left shoulder 10/1999 3 60 Male Fever, headache/normal organ status 10/2000 4 67 Male Fever, headache, nausea, vomiting/confusion, cognitive dysfunction.
BRAIN: Reduces brain tissue, depriving the brain of vitamins, most commonly Thiamine, one of the B vitamins, a lack of which can lead to mental disturbance.
While data clearly indicate an ongoing increase in the number of people incarcerated in county jails, the number of these individuals who suffer from a significant mental disturbance remains unclear.
Severe stress and mental disturbance in children (pp.
We know that about half the children who go through a traumatic event will suffer some kind of lasting mental disturbance.
Regarding the precise nature of the mental disturbance exhibited by Kipling's sister, Trix, and her periodic 'nervous breakdowns', the material supplied (and there does seem to have been an element of family cover-up) is not adequate to differentiate with hindsight between the clinical picture of schizophrenia or manic depression, but madness there certainly was here.
Unlike the problems of, say, simple incompetence or bad character (which typically either are there or are not), alcoholic misconduct and serious mental disturbance tend to come and go, with plenty of ambiguous behavior, spectacular flameouts followed by vows to reform, more backsliding, and imaginative rationalization through second, third, and fourth chances.