emotional illness


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emotional illness

emotional illness

A nonspecific term for any psychiatric disorder or mental illness.
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Additionally, the Joint Commission released a new requirement that hospitals provide patients who are awaiting care for emotional illness or substance abuse with a safe, monitored location.
Ian Dowbiggin's history of mental illness and the rise and (sometimes) fall of institutions--asylums, psychiatrists, psychologists, and the pharmaceutical industry--is, in many ways, the social-historical companion to the thesis that civilization fosters mental and emotional illness.
As they [the Agency] are a traditionally minded body, they were reluctant to accept or understand her emotional illness, or explain it to the public.
Senior Care, is a specialized unit for geriatric patients requiring behavioral health care for an emotional illness or behavioral symptoms.
Initially the siblings wanted to establish their own charity around the issues of children's emotional illness.
Anti-depressant medications, while used as a primary method of treatment for mental and emotional illness, should be complemented by efforts to lead a balanced lifestyle -- physical exercise, a healthy diet as well as positive thinking, which all contribute to a healthier mental state," she noted.
The 44-year-old is seeking unspecified monetary damages for what he claims is a 'physical, mental and emotional illness.
Section 231 authorized the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to provide financial support, in the form of grants, for the purpose of "carrying out a program of research into and study of our resources, methods, and practices for diagnosing or preventing emotional illness in children and of treating, caring for, and rehabilitating children with emotional illness" (PL89-97 [Section 231(a)]).
1 million--Number of people with limitations in cognitive functioning, or mental or emotional illness that interferes with daily activities--including those with Alzheimer's disease and intellectual disability.
Then I called the police after I freed my girl who suffers from an emotional illness," testified the father.
36), although he is careful to avoid categorization as a medical diagnosis, and ties its symptoms closely with those of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), such as attentional difficulties, impulsivity, and increased risk of physical and emotional illness.
Health visitors have always known that family emotional issues are fundamental to many referrals to social services and CAMHS, and indeed to emotional illness throughout life.