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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Mirtazapine did not significantly affect overall anxiety, a frequent psychological feature of functional dyspepsia.
This psychological feature, along with the fact that he has a net worth north of $30 billion and a controlling stake in a world-spanning enterprise, virtually guarantees that he will be a bedrock figure in our economic and cultural evolution for decades to come.
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.
Scientific psychologists can attempt to describe the working of normal people's minds in purely factual terms, so that there is not some way that a psychological feature or operation is supposed to interact with other features and operations.
The novel Dvoynik (1846; Double, The), which was less well received than his earlier Bednyye lyudi (1846; Poor Folk), introduced the concept of the split personality or divided self that would become a common psychological feature of the characters of Dostoyevsky's later novels.
She focuses on the external factors that add to the psychological pressures that prompt superhero stories; how these stories borrow from literature and pulps in circulation at the time, including Christian and Jewish traditions; and the superheroes' most distinguishing psychological feature: the superego and their need to perform hyper-moral acts to save mankind.
Conversely, GI diseases, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's and ulcerative colitis, have psychological features. Research has demonstrated that both scenarios are under the influence of intestinal bacteria.
'Their physical and psychological features are displayed in this event.
Sandra Bem's gender schema theory [18] reflects the process of shaping of psychological features related to gender from the cultural perspective.
Some psychological features, especially which reflect mental toughness, such as poor self-confidence, frustration and anxiety, contribute significantly to sports achievement.
Thus, patients with hypertension and coronary artery disease both have general and individual psychological features that contribute to the development of diseases of the cardiovascular system, and have different features, which become the psychological component of the pathogenesis of specific diseases.
Alzheimer's disease is primarily a brain disorder that entails the wear and tear of psychological features. This illness generally results from the gradual diminishing of mind tissues.

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