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causality

 [kaw-zal´ĭ-te]
the relationship between cause and effect.

cau·sal·i·ty

(kawz'al-i-tē),
The relating of causes to the effects they produce; the pathogenesis of disease and epidemiology, are largely concerned with causality.

causality

[kôsal′itē]
(in research) a relationship between one phenomenon or event (A) and another (B) in which A precedes and causes B. The direction of influence and the nature of the effect are predictable and reproducible and may be empirically observed. Causality is difficult to prove. Some social scientists contend that it is impossible to prove a causal relationship.

cau·sal·i·ty

(kaw-zali-tē)
The relating of causes to the effects they produce; the pathogenesis of disease and epidemiology are largely concerned with causality.

locus of causality

(1) in attribution theory, a person's perception of whether the cause of their success or failure at a task is internal (due to personal factors, such as effort and ability) or external (due to external factors, such as luck or chance); (2) in self-determination theory, a person's perception of whether the origin of their reasons for engaging in a behaviour is internal (done willingly and out of free choice) or external (done because they are compelled or required to do so, either by external pressure from others or because of self-imposed pressures).

cau·sal·i·ty

(kaw-zali-tē)
The relating of causes to the effects they produce; the pathogenesis of disease and epidemiology are largely concerned with causality.

causality,

n a relationship between one event or action that precedes and initiates a second action or influences the direction, nature, or force of a second action. In scientific study, causality must be observable, predictable, and reproducible and thus is difficult to prove.

causality

the relationship between cause and effects.

principle of causality
the postulate that every phenomenon has a cause or causes, i.e. that events do not occur at random but in accordance with physical laws so that, in principle, causes can be found for each effect.

Patient discussion about causality

Q. how is depression caused by having cancer treated? I mean not only the patient, also the family members who tend to get depressed by the situation. how can you treat thi skind of depression?

A. thanks guys, you are great. Nice to have such a community here.

Q. What causes fibromyalgia? Is fibromyalgia a deadly disease?

A. The causes of fibromyalgia are not known. But there are many theories such as abnormalities in brain chemicals, infections, trauma, genetics and hormonal changes. Factors such as poor sleep, fatigue, overexertion and anxiety, may aggravate the symptoms. Fibromyalgia is not a progressive or life-threatening condition, but it affects quality of life. Fibromyalgia is only a disorder of muscles and not a disease.

Q. Is that true that mouth sores are caused by lack of vitamins? I’ve been having white mouth sores in the past 6 months or so. Could that mean I have to take vitamin supplements?

A. yup ... autoimmune reactions means your immune system is not working well
it's not working well because it lacks the nutrient and vitamins it needs to function properly
- take lots of vitamin c to boost your immune system
- organic multivitamins
- organic juices high in anti oxidants
- and most important .. omega 3-6-9

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Sources said in this regard that participants of the sit in had also claimed of six causalities however Raja Khalid, the eye witness of this incident has made this matter complicated.
After the announcement of three causalities by the leadership of TLY, the remaining causalities have been put behind while Raja Khalid, the eye witness is of the view that deceased were not activists of TLY but they common citizens and passerby.
He said the media should also make focus on general causes and factors behind such high rate of causalities of newly born children in the entire country instead of unduly emphasizing on the situation in Thar.
The increase in car accidents and causalities during the Eid holidays is explained by the extensive traveling that takes place during that time, as many Yemenis living in the main cities travel to their home towns in other governorates.
029, demonstrating significant causalities running from both directions.
According to the test results, reported in Table 4, the existence and direction of causalities between GDP growth and FDI have varied significantly across the countries in our sample.
We extend this line of work by considering a broader set of economic and institutional factors, and attempt to better understand the variation in FDI-growth causalities observed within our sample.
During the course of the hearing, the petitioner informed the learned court that the burial of causalities due to heatstroke was done collectively rather than individual graves adding that country is not in war-like situation, as dead bodies should be buried collectively.
The death toll might rise, especially, since many causalities are in serious conditions.
Civilian causalities increased due to airstrikes, night time raids and other attacks by international forces," a press statement issued by the Taliban said.
According to sources, more causalities are expected in the drone attack.