Definition of dysregulation in English:

dysregulation

Line breaks: dys|regu|la¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌdɪsrɛgjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • Abnormality or impairment in the regulation of a metabolic, physiological, or psychological process: family dysfunction may contribute to emotional dysregulation [count noun]: the phenomenon of narcolepsy can be understood in terms of a dysregulation of rapid eye movement sleep
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    • They highlight that glucose dysregulation poses significant challenges - and opportunities - for the comprehensive care of people with schizophrenia.
    • Postpartum dysregulation of the thyroid gland has been considered as another possible cause of depression.
    • Serotonin dysregulation has been implicated in the pathogenesis of anxiety disorders in general and panic disorder in particular.

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