mental instability

See: insanity
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
And Dantes, happy to escape the history and explanation which would be sure to confirm his belief in his friend's mental instability, glided like a snake along the narrow passage; while Faria, restored by his alarm to a certain amount of activity, pushed the stone into place with his foot, and covered it with a mat in order the more effectually to avoid discovery.
They claimed in the Court of Protection it would probably lead to a full recovery, and that her rejection of it indicated mental instability.
Following the shootings, the 26-year-old, of Hesleden, County Durham, launched a petition which called for better cooperation between police and health professionals, and asked for individuals with a criminal past, history of mental instability or domestic violence to be identified when they are applying for a gun licence.
Researchers said the most common red flags were making colleagues anxious, the appearance of a personality disorder, depression or a history of mental instability, being in possession of drugs at home or in personal lockers, and higher incidences of death on shifts.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Indianapolis police fatally shot a man, knowing he had a history of mental instability, local WTHR-TV channel said Monday.
Through his eyes, readers receive a gritty, candid view of life on Hollywood's sordid streets, and through his experiences come a bewildering staccato of life (and life-threatening) experiences that swirl around the vortex of drugs and mental instability.
Experts believed this triggered his mental instability.
They included making colleagues anxious; being in possession of drugs at home or in a locker, and appearing to have a personality disorder, depression, or a history of mental instability.
Mr Abbott acknowledged that there were questions to ask when someone like Monis who has a history of extremism, crime and mental instability was issued a gun licence.
Abbott said the gunman was well known to authorities and had a history of extremism and mental instability.
He had a long history of violent crimes, infatuation with extremism and mental instability," he said.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Monis had "a long history of violent crime, infatuation with extremism and mental instability.