psychological feature

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Noun1.psychological feature - a feature of the mental life of a living organism
abstract entity, abstraction - a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
cognition, knowledge, noesis - the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
motivation, motive, need - the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"
event - something that happens at a given place and time
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Filming has taken place against a series of atmospheric backdrops - including a building currently under demolition near Blyth - perfectly suited to a dark, urban, psychological feature.
It includes risk assessments which should be undertaken to identify any risk of FGM, how to proceed through to diagnosis and effective management of physical and psychological features, including referral of any affected children into child protection procedures.
So nurses must been educated about psychological features of patients.
This text presents the psychological features of all the common neurological and medical disorders, as well as some that are not so common.
Given that humans' sexual choices determine who reproduces most and, in turn, which physical and psychological features are favored over time, a trait that may not help a person to survive can still provide a reproductive advantage that is passed along to offspring.
Intelligent agents with non-Bayesian attitudes toward uncertainty, disappointment aversion, present-bias, and other realistic psychological features should take this into account when planning.
Now its one thing to have a biological dysfunction leading to harmful eating habits, however it's a much more complex issue when that biological component is exasperated by psychological features.
PCOS has significant and diverse clinical implications including reproductive (infertility, hyperandrogenism, hirsutism), metabolic (insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance, type 2 diabetes mellitus, adverse cardiovascular risk profiles) and psychological features (increased anxiety, depression and worsened quality of life).
Stress might have been exerting differing effects on attacks, presumably due to variations in stress type, severity, duration, and individual physical and psychological features of the patients making the causal interpretation difficult (1-7).
The psychological features that many anorexic patients show--clinical depression, delusions, a distorted body image, and the need for control--can hamper their capacity to make safe choices about their health, limiting their ability to give informed consent.

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