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familiar through repetition

subject to a disease or habit for a long time

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being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering

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of long duration

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I believe that there is reason to think they are "depressogenic" agents over the long-term, meaning that they increase the chronicity of depressive episodes and the likelihood of somewhat low levels of depression.
lymphocyte cell count, an HIV medication usage, and an HIV chronicity.
According to Aldridge (2005) self-care management in general is more challenging and problematic in this age group because of the multiplicity and chronicity of other debilitating diseases.
We divided the scores into four sub scales (A-somatic symptoms, B-anxiety/insomnia, C-social dysfunction and D-severe depression) to evaluate the chronicity of reported symptoms:
Dr Balbous added: "The lack of understanding by patients about the chronicity of mental illness and the need to take the medication as well as the stigma attached mental illness results in late diagnosis.
Thus the clinician cannot rely on the absolute cumulative value but needs to be vigilant to the risk factors for chronicity which is possible by reviewing responses on the sub-scales to determine if further investigation is warranted.
With wounds, chronicity has often defined the person, and I am often able to change that for them.
Physical examination, depending on chronicity of the tear, can reveal a variety of findings, ranging from periscapular atrophy and profound weakness to pain with preserved function due to deltoid compensation.
He supported the hypothesis that inflammation is necessary for new lesion formation and conditions causing axon degeneration and therefore early, more efficacious treatment of inflammation with more potent immunomodulatory agents such as alemtuzumab, may inhibit the establishment of immunological chronicity and may protect the CNS from degeneration.
For the past decade, Savoie has been a senior nursing instructor at the UNB Moncton site where he teaches the chronicity and rehabilitation nursing components of the curriculum.
In order to measure chronicity in different states, the NFHS (National family health survey) and NNMB (National nutrition monitoring bureau) data were also used.
Although the rapid decline in his ambulatory status may not be explained completely by the chronicity of tophaceous gout, it does perhaps suggest that the tophus was undergoing a phase of acute inflammation, with cellular infiltration and inflammatory exudate formation, producing pain and resulting in a critical size increase, which was sufficient enough to produce clinical evidence of cord compression.
Adele Baer argues that a meaningful assessment of women's health status must include an understanding of the social and cultural forces that impinge on women's experience of health, often contributing to chronicity of illness or lack of access to health care.
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