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dysphoria

 [dis-for´e-ah] (Gr.)
disquiet; restlessness; malaise. adj. adj dysphoret´ic, dysphor´ic.
gender dysphoria unhappiness with one's biological sex or its usual gender role, with the desire for the body and role of the opposite sex.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

dys·pho·ri·a

(dis-fōr'ē-ă),
A mood of general dissatisfaction, restlessness, depression, and anxiety; a feeling of unpleasantness or discomfort.
[dys- + G. phora, a bearing]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

dysphoria

(dĭs-fôr′ē-ə)
n.
An emotional state characterized by anxiety, depression, or unease.

dys·phor′ic (-fôr′ĭk) adj.
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dysphoria

Neurology Unpleasant mood. See Gender dysphoria.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

dys·pho·ri·a

(dis-fōr'ē-ă)
A mood of general dissatisfaction, restlessness, depression, and anxiety; a feeling of unpleasantness or discomfort.
[dys- + G. phora, a bearing]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

dysphoria

A state of unhappiness, anxiety and restlessness. The opposite of euphoria.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Dysphoria

Feelings of anxiety, restlessness, and dissatisfaction.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

dys·pho·ri·a

(dis-fōr'ē-ă)
Mood of general dissatisfaction, restlessness, depression, and anxiety; a feeling of unpleasantness or discomfort.
[dys- + G. phora, a bearing]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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