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disordered

(dĭs-ôr′dərd)
adj.
1. Being in a condition of confusion or disarray.
2. Physically or mentally ill.

dis·or′dered·ly adv.
dis·or′dered·ness n.
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It should be reiterated that we are all disordered because, owing to Original Sin, we all come into the world with a proclivity to sin.
Despite prevention efforts, some individuals may slip through the cracks and develop eating disordered thoughts and behaviors.
The NIDCD conducts and supports biomedical and behavioral research and research training on normal and disordered mechanisms of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech and language.
Ironically, the deleterious side effects of anorexia or bulimia often hinder their performance due to the health risks of disordered eating patterns that physically weaken the athletes and lead to decreased performance (Murphy & Gutekunst).
The rate of violence exhibited by mentally disordered participants will be compared to that of a random sample of 500 adults living in Pittsburgh.
The sections are titled: Understanding Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders, Key Information for School Personnel, Using the Body Wise information Packet, and Definitions to include diagnostic criteria according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed.).
In the December 1993 ARCHIVES OF GENERAL PSYCHIATRY, Cloninger and his coworkers describe the seven dimensions that they deem crucial to understanding healthy and disordered personalities.
School counselors need to be aware of both risk (e.g., gender, low self-esteem, timing of maturation, disordered eating) and protective factors (e.g., healthy self-esteem, positive feelings about physical changes in puberty, accurate information about puberty, healthy eating and exercise patterns) to effectively address developmental issues related to body image.
In her view, mentally disordered individuals who have committed minor crimes, such as trespassing or disorderly conduct, should be sent to such facilities.