Science / Psychiatry / Affect: pattern of observable behaviours which is the expression of a subjectively experienced feeling state (emotion) and is variable over time in response to changing emotional states

Other Words for Affect

Affect Verb Synonyms: attack, act upon, lay hold of, strike

Affected Relative Pair

Science / Genetics / Affected Relative Pair: Individuals related by blood, each of whom is affected with the same trait. Examples are affected sibling, cousin, and avuncular pairs. MORE

Constricted Affect

Science / Psychiatry / Constricted Affect: Affect type that represents mild reduction in the range and intensity of emotional expression. MORE

Labile Affect

Science / Psychiatry / Labile Affect: affect repeatedly and rapidly shifts from one extreme to another e.g. from despair to elation MORE

Schizoaffective Disorder

Science / Psychiatry / Schizoaffective Disorder: (skiz-o-a-feck-tiv) A condition that includes symptoms of both schizophrenia and affective (mood) disorder. MORE

Affective Disorder

Science / Psychiatry / Affective Disorder: (ah-feck-tiv dis-or-der) A mental disorder in which the main symptom is an abnormal mood; usually depression or mania. MORE

Affected Class

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Affected Class: Groups of employees, former employees or applicants who have experienced and/or continue to experience the loss of employment opportunities or benefits due to discriminatory practices or policies of t MORE