hypervigilant


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hypervigilant

(ˌhaɪpəˈvɪdʒɪlənt)
adj
(Medicine) med characterized by hypervigilance
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Often it was that the dog was attacked by some other dog and is in a hypervigilant state after that event--almost like a post-traumatic reaction.
The caregiver may become hypervigilant, constantly on guard to control the children's sudden noise, laughter, or movements at play that could emotionally upset the parent (service member) as well as the children (Carlozzi et al.
Salvage numbers for Florida after Hurricane Irma should fall well short of Houston's toll simply because hypervigilant public authorities, supported by 24-hour media coverage, kept most drivers off the roadways during Irma's landfall.
1) Fearfulness / suspiciousness / hypervigilant 9 (3.
I grew anxious and hypervigilant, began to avoid crowded places and worry about minor things.
Relationship of life stress and body consciousness to hypervigilant decision making.
Officers are highly suspicious of strangers, hypervigilant of danger, fixated on sorting the good people from bad and uninterested in the long-term harms to individuals and communities that result from their law enforcement efforts.
Jessica grew up being hypervigilant, constantly worrying that her household would erupt in rage and violence.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry (Part Time), Harvard Medical School as well as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School) is a reassuring study that is directed at two specific readerships: the hypervigilant public that ever anticipates the next random terrorist incident and professionals toward whom the public turns for support following such events.
Today in just one month's edition of Scientific American there are stories about a realistic plan to send tiny spacecraft to the nearest star within our lifetimes, a tested method of redesigning T-cells drawn from our own bodies to be hypervigilant cancer killers, an ingenious technique to discover the true coloration of dinosaurs, new ways to test robotic systems to determine if they truly possess humanlike intelligence, and a practical experiment to determine if alleviating a mother's poverty will improve the brain of her newborn child during the first three years of life.
As she grows into her 20s and 30s, makes her own life and settles into being a responsible adult, our need as parents to be hypervigilant will wane (at least I hope so).