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Als Grund gab die dreifache Mutter an, dass Mia manchmal so abweisend und beunruhigt von Besuchen beim Vater nach Hause komme.

What does von etwas beunruhigt mean in this context? Why 'Mia comes home dismissing and disturbed about her visiting her Dad.'?

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Where is the problem? Without knowing English very good (but this isn't an English site, is it?) ... and disturbed from visiting her dad. –  user unknown Oct 8 '13 at 4:50
    
Tschhuldigung. Ich habe vergessen, dass das ein deutsche Webseite ist. –  DerPolyglott33 Oct 8 '13 at 5:21
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@user3480 Auf Englisch zu fragen ist erlaubt. Andrerseits: Would you mind accepting an answer? eventually? –  c.p. Oct 8 '13 at 5:37
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Even though beunruhigt von etwas exists (von giving the cause: beunruhigt von dem seltsamen Geräusch), here it does not belong together. Instead, von relates to nach Hause kommen: return home from a visit. –  chirlu Oct 8 '13 at 6:47
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We may speak both here, German, and English: meta.german.stackexchange.com/questions/1/… –  Takkat Oct 8 '13 at 7:14

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In your sentence "beunruhigt" is an adjective to Mia. As you noted, it describes her as puzzled, troubled, worried, or discomposed. The sentence does not specify how in particular the visits make her puzzled. The sentence simply states that she sometimes returned in this state.

"Von etwas beunruhigt" means "troubled by something", but note that this phrase does not occur in your example! The "von" is the "from" in "return from visit".

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Danke sehr für die Erklärung –  DerPolyglott33 Oct 8 '13 at 21:19
    
By the way, if you think this is a correct answer, click the check mark to accept the answer. –  Thomas Oct 9 '13 at 8:38

Als Grund gab die dreifache Mutter an, dass Mia manchmal so abweisend und beunruhigt von Besuchen beim Vater nach Hause komme.

I don't see a von in connection with beunruhigt here. There is only nach Hause kommen von

Here's what leo says concerning the verb

beunruhigt - concerned

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