habituation


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habituation

[hə‚bich·ə′wā·shən]
(medicine)
A condition of tolerance to the effects of a drug or a poison, acquired by its continued use; marked by a psychic craving for it when the drug is withdrawn.
Mild drug addiction in which withdrawal symptoms are not severe.
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It has been described temporal specificity of the CTA retrieval (Moron, Manrique, Molero, Ballesteros, Gallo, & Fenton, 2002) and temporal specificity of latent inhibition of CTA (Molero, Moron, Ballesteros, Manrique, Fenton, & Gallo, 2005; Molero-Chamizo, 2013), but the direct effect of different periods of contextual habituation on the temporal specificity of latent inhibition of CTA is unknown.
The temporal meaning suits our context: that which is habituated (understood as that part of our soul undergoing habituation, not as the end result of a process of habituation) is initially subjected to guidance by another, but eventually comes to be able to activate movement by itself.
Previous studies have shown that patients with episodic migraine may present alterations in blink reflex, particularly regarding habituation to the stimulus, while TTH, cluster headache, cervicogenic headache and hypnic headache all presented negative or controversial information on the blink reflex responses.
Symptoms resolved with vestibular habituation exercises.
Our objective was to assess whether varying interval length between repeated call-ins and slight alteration of locations where call-ins were conducted would reduce habituation of lions in Serengeti National Park (SNP).
In the present study, the aims were (1) to correlate LEPs and SSR parameters, including habituation, in a cohort of FM patients and (2) to correlate results from both LEPs and SSR with FM clinical features.
Leopardi's views about food are implicit in key concepts, such as "pleasure" and "nature", but also in "habituation" (assuefazione).
This essay rejects deflationary accounts of the answer given in Nicomachean Ethics 2.4 and argues instead that proper habituation involves doing virtuous actions with the right motive, that is, for the sake of the noble, even though learners do not yet have virtuous dispositions.
Abdel Ghaffar told the police chiefs during the meeting that reform efforts should accumulate over time and that achieving security discipline should come through an inclusive strategy that includes habituation.