chemically imbalanced


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chemically imbalanced

A euphemistic (and possibly derogatory) insinuation of being mentally ill. I think I might be a bit chemically imbalanced, I've just not been myself lately. What's wrong with you, are you chemically imbalanced or something?
See also: imbalance
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These fake cold drinks units lack laboratory and technicalities and use of these chemically imbalanced drinks may result in severe health repercussions, Dr Sattar said.
Since 2009, the women of "Improvised Jane Austen" have graced venues including the Playground Theater, Chemically Imbalanced Comedy, Stage 773, Bughouse Theater, Chicago Improv Festival, the Chicago Women's Funny Festival, Nerd Fest, The Milwaukee Comedy Festival, and the Dallas Comedy Festival, as well as historical societies and schools.
In 40 years, "biological psychiatry" has yet to validate a single psychiatric condition/diagnosis as an abnormality/disease, or as anything neurological, biological, chemically imbalanced or genetic.
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What does it mean for me to start defining myself as "mood-disordered" or "chemically imbalanced" or "borderline personality disordered" or "ADHD"?
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