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Emotional disorder   /ɪmˈoʊʃənəl dɪsˈɔrdər/   Listen
Emotional disorder

Any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant.  Synonyms: affective disorder, emotional disturbance, major affective disorder.

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"Emotional disorder" Quotes from Famous Books

... she was tall you could prove by the gate, and that she was strong, by the graceful muscularity with which she held two infants,—pretty, swarthy little fellows, with joyous black eyes, and evidently of one age and parentage,—each in the hollow of a fine, round arm. There was just a hint of emotional disorder in her shining hair and a trace of tears about her eyes. As the visitor drew near, a fresh show of distressed exaltation was visible in the ...
— Dr. Sevier • George W. Cable

Words linked to "Emotional disorder" :   mania, bipolar disorder, mental disorder, depressive disorder, manic depressive illness, affective disorder, folie, mental disturbance, psychological disorder, manic-depressive psychosis, depression, manic disorder, manic depression, emotional disturbance, major affective disorder, clinical depression, disturbance

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