mental derangement

See: insanity
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Unhappiness, almost mental derangement, was visible on his mobile, rather handsome face, while without even noticing Anna's coming in, he went on hurriedly and hotly expressing his views.
'My landlady is subject to some slight attacks of mental derangement,' remarked Bob Sawyer, with a ghastly smile; 'I fear I must give her warning.'
If he still advertised for his son he did not offer rewards for information any more; for, with the muddled lucidity of a mental derangement he had reasoned himself into a conviction as clear as day- light that he had already attained all that could be expected in that way.
"The difference is that the first is an episode of intense anxiety that can suddenly experience the person, without a specific situation that provokes it, these people feel for a few minutes intense fear of death or losing control of the situation when experiencing Sudden apparently cardiac discomfort or fear of mental derangement. Meanwhile, the nervous crisis that also implies intense anxiety generates momentary loss of control of the situation and is related to the fear associated with the tremor or earthquake, "explained Cutip.
Her barrister explained that it was possible the baby had died during childbirth or she had panicked and killed it during some temporary mental derangement. The jury accepted this and, seeing a pitiful young woman of previous good character in the dock, found her guilty of manslaughter.
They also highlighted various factors leading to mental derangement and impact of the same on the patients and the society.
"Luvox manufacturer Solvay Pharmaceuticals concedes that during short-term controlled clinical trials, 4 percent of children and youth taking Luvox--that's one in 25--developed mania, a dangerous and violence-prone mental derangement characterized by extreme excitement and delusion."
He has accomplishments to boast of - the tax reform that defied his predecessors, a booming stock market, jobs growth and judicial appointments that are reshaping the US courts system - but they have often been overshadowed by the perceptions of chaos and even mental derangement contained in Wolff's book.
Martin's/Thomas Dunne October 2017), discusses traits of "significant mental derangement" that Trump exhibits and why the book was written.
"This is a mental issue, mental derangement, but it was tied to a dispute over intellectual property," the police said.
Those familiar with today's long-overdue recognition of service-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) might find it sarcastically amusing that, almost 200 years ago, the 1817 amendment brought in special provision for those in the veteran community suffering from "mental derangement or imbecility" which could prevent the applicant from going through the required application process.
If an individual wishes to end his life on his own terms, rather than slide into unspeakable pain or mental derangement, that is properly his choice--and, if he makes that choice, it is, however tragic his circumstances, one by which as his final act he affirms the value of his life.