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rage

 [rāj]
a state of violent anger.
sham rage an outburst of motor activity resembling the outward manifestations of fear and anger, occurring in decorticated animals and in certain pathologic conditions in humans.

rage

(rāj),
Violent anger; a total discharge of the sympathetic portion of the autonomic nervous system.
[Fr., fr. L. rabies, violent anger, fr. rabo, to rave]

rage

(rāj) a state of violent anger.
sham rage  a state resembling rage occurring in decorticated animals or in certain pathologic conditions in humans.

rage

(rāj)
n.
a. Violent, explosive anger.
b. A fit of anger.

RAGE

Abbreviation for:
Radiotherapy Action Group Exposure 
Rating scale for Aggressive Behaviour in the Elderly 
receptor for advanced glycosylation end products

rage

A state of violent anger. See Black rage, 'Roid rage.

rage

1. a state of violent anger.
2. [Fr.] rabies.

sham rage
an outburst of motor activity resembling the outward manifestations of fear and anger, occurring in decorticated animals and in certain pathological conditions in humans.
rage syndrome
possibly a type of psychomotor seizure, of uncertain etiology; reported in Springer spaniels. Because of the unpredictable and dangerous nature of the episodes or rage, euthanasia is usually advised.

Patient discussion about rage

Q. Is there a connection between bipolar disorder and road rage? I know someone who may have a bipolar disorder, but he also has road rage. Is there a possible connection between bipolar disorder and road rage?

A. You're the best. I would gladly call her.

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