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disturbance

noun affray, agitation, annoyance, anxiety, anxiousness, commotion, confusion, discomfiture, discomposure, disconcertion, discontinuity, dishevelment, dislocation, disorder, displacement, disquiet, disquietude, eruption, faction, ferment, fomentation, fracas, fuss, hindrance, inquietude, interruption, intrusion, maelstrom, misarrangement, misgiving, molestation, motus, quandary, rebellion, restiveness, restlessness, revolt, revolution, state of disorder, trepidation, tumult, tumultus, turbatio, turbulence, turmoil, unrest, unruliness, uprising, uproar
Associated concepts: creating a disturbance, disorderly connuct, disturbance of court, disturbance of possession, dissurbance of quiet possession, disturbing the peace
See also: affray, altercation, belligerency, bluster, brawl, cataclysm, commotion, confusion, consternation, detriment, disorder, dispute, embarrassment, embroilment, fracas, fray, furor, imbroglio, insurrection, molestation, nuisance, outbreak, outburst, outcry, pandemonium, panic, phobia, riot, trouble, turmoil, violation

DISTURBANCE, torts. A wrong done to an incorporeal hereditament, by hindering or disquieting the owner in the enjoyment of it. Finch. L. 187; 3 Bl. Com. 235; 1 Swift's Dig. 522; Com. Dig. Action upon the case for a disturbance, Pleader, 3 I 6; 1 Serg. & Rawle, 298.

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We all reported at least minimal personal and professional experience with body image disturbances and expressed the expectation that sexual minority men might be more likely than straight men to experience problems related to their body image.
Studies which have investigated ethnic differences in body image disturbances among men have produced inconsistent results (Ricciardelli, McCabe, Williamson, & Thompson, 2007).
In particular, the all three types of disordered eating behaviour (emotional, external and restrained) improved, and alexithymia, body image disturbance and all dimensions of perfectionism decreased.
This research has demonstrated a relationship between negative cognitive processes and body image disturbance (Altabe & Thompson, 1996; Jakatdar, Cash, & Engle, 2006).
Furthermore, there has been less emphasis traditionally on men's appearance as compared to that of women; therefore, it has been assumed that men are less susceptible to body image disturbance associated with eating disorders.
Eating disorders and body image disturbances among ballet dancers, gymnasium users and body builders.
Mood and anxiety symptoms are ostensibly more likely a common consequence of starvation among people with or without eating disorders and tend to correlate with weight and body image disturbances.
Fifty percent of individuals with BDD lack insight into their misperceived body image disturbance.
Claire's oral history is both the intimate personal narrative of one woman's struggles and the story of many women who suffer from body image disturbance and other unhealthy responses to the "superwoman" syndrome.
For instance, researchers have identified that a history of teasing about appearance from family and peers is related to body image disturbance in adolescent girls (Levin, Smolak, & Hayden, 1994).
Central to a body image disturbance is the belief that body size defines the identity and determines the worthiness of the individual.