Synonyms of 'maladjusted'
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A disturbed person is very upset emotionally, and often needs special care or treatment.
The murderer was apparently mentally disturbed.
An estranged wife or husband is no longer living with their husband or wife.
a reunion with his estranged wife
If you say that someone is neurotic, you mean that they are always frightened or worried about things that you consider unimportant.
He was almost neurotic about being followed.
Thesaurus for maladjusted from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you describe a child as maladjusted , you mean that they have psychological problems and behave in a way which is not acceptable to society.