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lability

 [lah-bil´ĭ-te]
1. the quality of being labile.
2. in psychiatry, emotional instability; rapidly changing emotions.

la·bil·i·ty

(lă-bil'i-tē),
The state of being labile.

lability

/la·bil·i·ty/ (lah-bil´ĭ-te)
1. the quality of being labile.
2. in psychiatry, emotional instability.

lability

See labile.

lability

Neurology Neurologic instability, as in an evolving CVA/TIA or spinal cord injury. See Cerebrovascular accident, Spinal cord injury, Transient ischemic attack.

la·bil·i·ty

(lă-bil'i-tē)
The state of being labile.

lability

the quality of being labile.
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If they experience symptoms or emotional lability, patients should use the assessment tool questions to score their feelings/emotions, speak up and let their provider know about the symptoms, and think about getting additional support (eg, join a support group, enlist the help of a therapist).
Thus, the comparative analysis of individual-typological qualities of the personality by the method of ITQ in patients of different groups was characterized by the dominance of the following personality tendencies: high level of anxiety, sensitivity, lability, conformability, and a low level of spontaneity at a high tendency to rigidity.
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.
However, little evidence was found to indicate that lability could influence precognitive performance, as participants' nonintentional precognition hit rates were unrelated to their scores on the linear and nonlinear subscales of Holt's (2002) Creative Cognition Inventory: linear subscale; r = .
The second factor was similar to factor 1 of whole group and adult patients, except that it did not load delusions and lability of affect, and additionally loaded presence of a physical disorder as a diagnostic item.
depression and emotional lability and low levels of memory;
Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU) is another tool which uses nonverbal assessments to evaluate acute or fluctuating onset of delirium, inattention, disorganized thinking and altered level of consciousness, however, sleep-wake cycle, diurnal variation and lability of mood are not questioned by CAM-ICU, while they are well evaluated by NDRS.
Inattention, emotional lability, and conduct problems predicted the severity of the ADHD.
7) Migraine attacks are also associated with other transient symptoms, including nausea, vomiting, photophobia and phonophobia, emotional lability, cognitive disturbances, and fatigue.
The 16 functional difficulties included hyperactivity, aggression, impulsivity, emotional lability, reading and math difficulties, and social isolation, among others.