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elation

n. a state of heightened joy, exaggerated optimism, and restless excitement. In extreme or prolonged forms, it is a symptom of a number of disorders; in particular, it may be drug induced or a symptom of acute mania, but it is also found in general paresis, schizophrenia, and psychosis with brain tumor. —elated adj.

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Judgment of Line Orientation (JLO)

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