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English translation: states of agitation


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18:34 Feb 15, 2006
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
German term or phrase: Erregungszustände
akute Delirien (Verwirrtheits- und Erregungszustände mit Sinnestäuschungen und z.T. schweren körperlichen Störungen)
Local time: 10:32
English translation:states of agitation
Springs to mind, no refs though
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Daniel Bird
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:32
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3 +8states of agitation
Daniel Bird
4states of Excitation
Chinmayi Sripada

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +8
states of agitation

Springs to mind, no refs though

Daniel Bird
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  C. Peter
10 mins

agree  Armorel Young: seems right here - in other contexts it could be excitation or arousal but Daniel's suggestion fits best here
11 mins

agree  Leanne Evans
19 mins

agree  doctor_suz
28 mins

agree  Veronika McLaren
2 hrs

agree  Julia Lipeles
2 hrs

agree  Johanna Timm, PhD
3 hrs

agree  MMUlr: two of English .edu refs in the delirium context: http://alzheimer.ucdavis.edu/careg/media/pdf/dementiahandout... (page 2) - http://www.lincoln.edu/aging/ce-del.html
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19 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
states of Excitation

It could be either on the positive or negative angles. There could be extreme exhilaration extreme anger. Considering that we are talking of delirium.

Note added at 23 mins (2006-02-15 18:57:56 GMT)

Excitation is the better word, as that is used more in psychological terms.

Chinmayi Sripada
Local time: 14:02
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Native speaker of: English
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