mental aberration


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men·tal ab·er·ra·tion

disturbed loosening of association, ambivalence, hallucination, or behavior that connotes a psychological or psychiatric impairment. See: delusion.

men·tal ab·er·ra·tion

(mentăl abĕr-āshŭn)
Disturbed loosening of association, ambivalence, hallucination, or behavior that connotes psychological or psychiatric impairment.

men·tal ab·er·ra·tion

(mentăl abĕr-āshŭn)
Disturbed loosening of association, ambivalence, hallucination, or behavior.
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Eddie Ahern became the latest rider to suffer a mental aberration and produce a finish a circuit early at Lingfield yesterday.
YESTERDAY was not the first time that Dean Mernagh has suffered, in the words of senior stewards' secretary Patrick Hibbert-Foy, the "mental aberration" of riding a finish a circuit early, writes Graham Green.
Lack of awareness about mental health care, and the general tendency to ignore mental aberrations as mere temperamental issues also bar persons suffering from mental illness from getting access to mental health care.
I know it's an age thing, but these mental aberrations are starting to add up.
Laila Robins is impressive, too, in the more peripheral role of a psychiatrist examining the root causes of the mental aberrations behind such killers' compulsions.
Hubbard's seminal work, Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health, published in 1950 and an immediate best seller, contained Hubbard's conclusions about mental aberrations experienced by all human beings and how to "clear" them through a counseling technique called auditing.
And managing director Fergus McCann said: "When he signed we were not aware of his mental aberrations.
In that process they have turned Keynes on (or torn off) his head, misusing or ignoring his analyses to justify what he opposed - balanced budgets, "supply-side economics" and lowering of the taxes of the rich, what has been called "military Keynesianism," and a long list of other mental aberrations and social crimes.
The mental aberrations of the patients, whom David seeks to help, can, in Kennedy's complex allusive universe, be likened to a heightened Orphic state.
Has he really got a hotline to God or is he having mental aberrations?
the patient's background and mental aberrations; they sometimes can
Fr Rose believes the toys on his list could cause a child to have "mental aberrations".