Definition of Mental disturbance

1. Noun. (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mental Disturbance

mental balance
mental block
mental branches of mental nerve
mental breakdown
mental canal
mental capacity
mental case
mental competency
mental confusion
mental defectiveness
mental deficiency
mental disease
mental disorder
mental disorders
mental disorders diagnosed in childhood
mental disturbance (current term)
mental energy
mental exhaustion
mental faculty
mental fatigue
mental foramen
mental gymnastics
mental healing
mental health
mental health services
mental home
mental hospital
mental hospitals
mental hygiene

Literary usage of Mental disturbance

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1875)
"Dr. Lee reports four cases of mental deficiency in children born of mothers who had been the subjects of mental disturbance during gestation. ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"The girl soon showed marked symptoms of mental disturbance with suicidal tendency. She was subsequently sent to an asylum. August, 1905, the superintendent ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1905)
"The girl soon showed marked symptoms of mental disturbance with suicidal tendency. She was subsequently sent to an asylum. August, 1905, the superintendent ..."

4. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"Many of the forms of mental disturbance incident to this period, while not technically insanities, are yet significant. A characteristic form of minor ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1892)
"The mental disturbance above described has received some attention by different writers, first by Magnus Huss, but no one saw in the mental disease anything ..."

6. Report. by Henry Phipps Institute (1906)
"There is, perhaps, a larger number of cases of mental disturbance complicating pulmonary tuberculosis, with pathological lesions, which may have had more or ..."

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