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 (mŭl′tē-sĭ-stĕm′ĭk, -stē′mĭk, -tī-)
Relating to a disease or condition that affects many organ systems of the body.
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Multisystemic treatment of anti-social behavior in children and adolescents.
Post weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) associated with PCV2 infection is the major disease affecting commercial herds of swine worldwide.
Different views of evidence are illustrated by the different conclusions concerning the effectiveness of multisystemic family treatment (Henggeler & Lee, 2003), which is widely touted as effective.
Recently, multisystemic therapy, a family- and community-based systems intervention (Henggeler, Schoenwald & Rowland, 2002), has been shown to be effective in reducing diabetes-related stress and improving adherence (Ellis et al.
The second section focuses on nutritional disorders and introduces the concept of the "improper diet cascade," where imbalanced diets result in multisystemic abnormalities.
Multisystemic therapy and neighborhood partnerships; reducing adolescent violence and substance abuse.
Like acute arsenic poisoning, the clinical features of chronic arsenic exposure are multisystemic.
But on the positive side, the panel singled out two interventions that met stringent criteria (including randomized clinical trial design) for reducing rearrest rates, violent crime arrests, and out-of-home placements: Functional Family Therapy, a short-term, family-based prevention and intervention program to treat high-risk youth and their families, and Multisystemic Therapy, which provides community-based clinical treatment for violent and chronic juvenile offenders who are at risk for out-of-home placement.
Multisystemic counseling aims to intervene simultaneously with several systems of the juvenile (peers, families, schools, and neighborhoods) and seems to be gaining some empirical support (Tare et al.
Multisystemic therapy (MST) is a family- and home-based therapeutic approach that has been viewed as a highly promising treatment for antisocial youth.