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emotional disorder

1. any psychological disorder characterized primarily by maladjustive emotional reactions that are inappropriate or disproportionate to their cause. Also called emotional illness. See also anxiety disorder; mood disorder.

2. loosely, any mental disorder.

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Judgment of Line Orientation (JLO)

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