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chemical imbalance

A euphemistic (and possibly derogatory) insinuation of a mental illness or disorder. I think I might have a chemical imbalance or something, I've just not been myself lately. What's wrong with you, do you have some kind of chemical imbalance or something?
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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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A basic approach is to map the amount of deviation into a magnitude of imbalance, either lean or rich imbalance based on the sign of relative difference (positive means higher deviation which indicates a rich AFR imbalance).
Do you know that while stomach acid imbalance is a problem - a regulated stomach acid is important for our health.
Recommendation: To improve the Minerals Management Service's oversight of the RIK gas program and help ensure that the nation receives its fair share of RIK gas, the Secretary of the Interior should direct the Minerals Management Service to complete establishing polices and procedures to ensure outstanding imbalances are valued appropriately and that the correct amount of interest is charged.
It is specific to correcting Phlematic imbalances involving brain fog, or slow wittedness.
This encompasses the body's imbalances that prevent optimum strength and cause poor economy.
Workload imbalances were unpredictable and required ongoing vigilance.
As an example, a one standard deviation increase in the medium trade imbalance in closed-end funds is associated with an increase in the return on the small stock portfolio of 0.
An end of chapter summary gives helpful ways to prevent and manage the imbalances and lists drugs that may cause the imbalance.
If you believe the media coverage of the 1990s, the newer selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are unlike the drugs of the past because these new medications treat a chemical imbalance that causes the diseases of depression and anxiety.
It's no secret that the growing imbalance is causing a great deal of concern to students, parents, and the press: In 1991-92, of total student aid, 50 percent was in the form of grant aid; 47 percent in loans; 2 percent in work-study aid.
The fact is, there is a major trade imbalance between the black consumer market and mainstream American business, with African Americans getting the short end of the stick.
When her symptoms first began, she would experience a sense of imbalance that started whenever she got out of a car; the feeling would be gone by the next morning.