emotional lability


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emotional lability

a condition of excessive emotional reactions and frequent mood changes.

emotional lability

Excessive emotional reactivity associated with frequent changes or swings in emotions and mood.
See also: lability

Patient discussion about emotional lability

Q. does multiple sclerosis cause mood swings seem like i have changed. I 've become very irritable towards my family. Seems like I've become a mean person, and that has not my charactor.

A. MS can indeed cause depression or other mood changes such as euphoria, so it may be part of the disease. In addition, some treatments may also cause mood changes. If it bothers you, than consulting your doctor may be wise.

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Q. I’m often getting mood swings and depression. I’m fresher to my college. I’m often getting mood swings and depression. I don’t have close friend in this college, to share my thoughts. And I think there’s no point in life. And I don't want to do anything. Help me.

A. Well, depression and mood swings are common to all. So don’t worry about that. You need to talk to someone who is close to you and try to talk with your doctor, and a small amount of meds will help out a lot and won’t make you sick. Good luck!!!

Q. How can I can control my mood swings during the pregnancy. How can I can control my mood swings during the pregnancy and I need a help for this problem. Is there any remedy?

A. Are you a diagnosed Bipolar patient or are you just having normal mood swings associated with your currently delicate condition? If so, what treatments have you been on?

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Health care providers should always consider the possibility of PBA when patients with neurological conditions present with symptoms of emotional lability.
To distinguish more sufficiently between purely affective etiologies of these features (PBA) and disorders that include dysfunction of both mood and affect, Lauterbach et al (10) divided IEED into 2 subtypes: PLC and emotional lability.
25) Finally, medications with abuse potential or that can be lethal in overdose (eg, tricyclic antidepressants and benzodiazepines) are best avoided in patients with emotional lability and impulsivity.
It is suggested that therapists be attentive to postural configurations that suggest a strong preference for a comfortable zone in which to angle the head, and to inquire about past head trauma, as well as tinnitus, unexplained vertigo, and the timing of the emergence of otherwise unexplainable emotional lability prior to embarking upon extensive hypnotherapy and/or psychotherapy.
The combination not only significantly improved total scores on the Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI), but individual scores on agitation/aggression, elation/euphoria, emotional lability, and appetite, Suzanne Hendrix, Ph.
DISCUSSION: Patient had important psychiatric features, frequently described in hypoparathyroidism Psychiatric features are: anxiety, emotional lability, depression, confusion, hallucination, psychosis.
Some people with MS may have swift and dramatic shifts in their moods, sometimes called emotional lability.
At the Endocrinology Clinic, he described a twelve month history of generalised aches and pains in association with emotional lability.
PMS was diagnosed by presence of five or more symptoms below, one of first four in the list was indispensable: 1) emotional lability, 2) manic depression, 3) anxiety and tension, 4) mood deterioration, desperation, 5) lack of interest in daily life, 6) undue fatigability, weakness, 7) trouble concentrating, 8) food cravings, susceptibility to bulimia, 9) somnolence or insomnia, 10) physical symptoms including breast tenderness, headaches, swellings, weight gain, myalgia, arthralgia (New PMS guidelines, 2000; Steiner M.
We record the clinically significant results that are above a clinical threshold on several domains: emotional lability, hyperemotivity, depression, obsessive elements.
The manual also explains that the symptoms disappear at the onset of menstruation, and for it to be regarded as a disorder, it is necessary to display at least 5 symptoms related to it, and one of them has to be among the following - depressive mood, feelings of desperation or self-rejection; clear internal anxiety, tension, a feeling of not being able to take any more; clear emotional lability, in other words, sadness, bursting into tears or manifestations of emotional over-sensitiveness towards rejection by other people; and irascibility or irritability.