hypervigilant


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hypervigilant

(ˌhaɪpəˈvɪdʒɪlənt)
adj
(Medicine) med characterized by hypervigilance
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Is it on me to just deal with this while being hypervigilant around my in-laws?
The 'pain' threshold changes and now they are hypervigilant."
The 'pain' threshold changes and now they are hypervigilant," Associate Professor Neely said.
In general, we can say that if the right brain emotional appraisal is one of anxiety and tension, we are in a hypervigilant state where our sympathetic NS is activated.
At the same time, the actress is hypervigilant about not being pigeonholed in villainous roles.
When Leah Webb's first baby developed serious food allergies and intolerance, the public health professional retooled her family's diet and adopted a hypervigilant awareness of foods.
When working in a hypervigilant, high stakes profession where the rollercoaster is always running, you begin to see the world differently.
Indeed, the dehumanization of some prisons leaves former inmates psychologically disabled, hypervigilant, and more predisposed to violence than they were prior to being incarcerated.
For example, a person may develop health anxiety following a serious illness or the death of a loved one, after learning about different illnesses, in response to particularly stressful life events or because experiences from their past taught them to be hypervigilant for signs of illness.
Because, really, our staff don't need to be hypervigilant unless there's an assault, or a cell extraction, or an incident.
I'm hypervigilant about how I talk about myself and my people because we aren't a monolith, and while pity can feel like empathy or kindness, it's ultimately of no use.
Oli believes his anxiety is related to his peanut allergy as he has had to be hypervigilant about what he eats and what he comes into contact with.