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maladjusted

(măl′ə-jŭs′tĭd)
adj.
Inadequately adjusted to the demands or stresses of daily living.

maladjusted

Poorly adjusted; unhappy or unsuccessful because of inability or failure to adjust to life's stresses. Marked by depression, anxiety, and irritability.
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Whereas, among groups it also remained moderate for Psychotic group r=42 followed by normal and neurotic asr=30 and low for maladjusted group asr=28.
Against this background, we shall resume presently our discussion of the 'idealism' of maladjusted people.
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These ratings, called the pre and post therapy subjective ratings, showed a great decrease in the client's maladjusted behaviors.
Only then it would be possible for us to demarcate whether social problem resulted from maladjusted people or such people are cause of social problems.
Subtitled "made-to-fit tales for the maladjusted", this collection of short stories showcase a genuine and offbeat talent anthologized into a 110-page compendium which includes The South's Greatest Writer; Lunacy Grounded; Nature of the Beasts; Babes in Arms; Mightier than the Sword; Benny the Broker; The Twiddlebum Method: Shaping Today's Youth for a Limited Tomorrow; Behind the Throne; Kiss of Knowledge; The Battle of Florence Tucker; Scenic Hell Becomes Vacation Hot Spot; A Taste of Palp; Life of the Party; The Dirtiest Words in the World; Double Occupancy; Feed the Lawyers; The Bells of Griswald Stump; Mrs.
In his e-mail he also declared that "every study done so far has found either no or an inverse relationship between grades and test scores with success and fulfillment in life." This is an astounding statement, backed up with some eccentric documentation, including a study by AT & T that apparently found that managers with high SAT scores "were reliably less happy and more psychologically maladjusted by their mid-adult years" than those with lower scores.
Bubble excesses, including over-consumption and maladjusted investment, have engendered an increasingly untenable trade position.
This incident, we learn, threw Ligon into a psychic spin that left him wondering about his merits as an artist and pondering the connotations of his lifelong status as a maladjusted outsider.
"'Intellectual' conjures up an image of some snobby, maladjusted, holier-than-thou, socially inept person," said Corey D.
It has been enormously irritating for me to see Vietnam vets portrayed as maladjusted losers who contribute nothing valuable to society.
Back in the 1920s the founder of Planned Parenthood, Margaret Sanger, called for the elimination of "inferior races,...morons, misfits, and the maladjusted".