Affect

Dysphoric. Constricted. Flat. Agitated. Labile. Euphoric. Euthymic. Exaggerated. Blunted.

There are a lot of words I could use in her mental status examination that would not describe the way she actually looked, with a mixture of hope, desperation, fear, anger, and some sort of inner surrender that all seemed to occur in the exact same moment as she looked up at me, crying, but with her eyes wide open.

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"There is all this untouched beauty, the light, the dark, both running through me." -Over The Rhine
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