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1 the fulfillment of a potential, as by a person who may develop capabilities through experience and education.
2 the fulfillment of the highest level of human needs based on Maslow's hierarchy of needs. actualize, v, [ak′cho̅o̅·əlīz′] .


Psychiatry The realization of one's full potential

Patient discussion about actualization

Q. My friend told me that people who allergic to dust are actually allergic to small insect. Is he fooling with me?

A. thanks :)

Q. It’s actually a real source of irritation to me. I can't stand. Any such experiences…. The cesarean incision done on my body is really sensitive. I avoid touching it. I try to wear clothes that come up over my scar line, and I hate it when my son steps on the area when we're playing. It’s actually a real source of irritation to me. I can't stand. Any such experiences….

A. I don't think I had sensitivity like you. As far as I can remember I was able to wear jeans once it healed. One thing that does set off the sensitivity for me is when my brother`s dog of the right height jumps on me and puts their claws over the area. I wish to know is that area sensitive or paining? Both make a lot of difference. Better consult with your physician.

Q. I wanted to know that do we have really very high pain and when does the pain actually starts? I am a very happy lady and more joyous when I found a baby inside me and soon I guess in 2 month I will see my child…now I am preparing for the last round of my pregnancy and before labor I wanted to know that do we have really very high pain and when does the pain actually starts?

A. Agree with elsa. It varies in each woman. some studies has proven that pregnant moms who are keep on exercising before and during pregnancy will have a significant reduction in labor pain.

even if you're a lil bit scared about the labor pain, you can consult that with your ob-gyn doctor, to help you look through the delivery process options. you can have vaginal delivery, or caesarean section, or regional anesthesia, etc.

good luck, and stay healthy always..

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The concept of particle/wave complementarity can provide a useful analogy in theological anthropology to talk about the relationship of body/ spirit, using the concept of wave function as potential and probability and particle as the actualization of one of those probabilities.
Creative actualization is said to exist in the same world as other natural objects and events, such as rocks, trees, and plant life.
At the highest level of expertise, the master teacher provides a seamless integration of the three knowledge bases through the three pedagogical knowledge processes in order to facilitate the actualization of student learning (Gage, 1978).
Self actualization is defined as "a process of becoming", "the process of development which does not end", (Heylighen, 41), "the individual doing what he is fitted for - `what a man can be, he must be'", (Maslow 91), "a desire to become more and more what one is', (Maslow, 92), and ""being a mature, fully human person in whom the human potentialities have been realized and actualized", (Mittleman, 116).
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The pursuit and actualization of true justice and equality would erase the dividing line and the reason for these organizations.
She also meditates on death, the value of individuality, and taking risks to achieve self actualization, all drawing upon concrete examples from her own life.
Although Hondius does address the photographic construction of naturalness through his canny actualization of visual stereotypes, his overriding concern seems to be the way in which these cliched yet always new images form part of a contemporary iconography of mobility.
The UPCB, a four-stage model, encompasses ideation, communication, facilitation, and actualization.
taking a coaching course before repeating the SAT or the ACT), when actualization is not certain.
The risks associated with the potential actualization of the company's plans include: contract delays, the availability and cost of financing.
If there is a symbol within the tradition of the actualization of life, it must joyfully include the life-producing physicality of woman.