disinhibition


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dis·in·hi·bi·tion

(dis'in-hi-bish'ŭn),
1. Removal of an inhibition, such as by a toxic or organic process.
2. Removal of an inhibitory effect by a stimulus, as when a conditioned reflex has undergone extinction but is restored by some extraneous stimulus.

disinhibition

(dĭs′ĭn-hə-bĭsh′ən, -ĭn-ə-, dĭs-ĭn′-)
n.
1. Loss of inhibition, as through the influence of external stimuli such as drugs or alcohol, or as a result of brain damage.
2. Unrestrained behavior resulting from a lessening or loss of inhibitions or a disregard of cultural constraints.

disinhibition

[dis′inhibish′ən]
Etymology: L, dis, apart, inhibere, to restrain
the removal of inhibition. See also inhibition.

disinhibition

(dĭs″ĭn-hĭ-bĭsh′ŭn)
1. Abolition or countering of inhibition.
2. In psychiatry, freedom to act in accordance with one's drives with a decrease in social or cultural constraint.
3. Loss of typical behavioral or social restraints.
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This trait reflects the existence of a biological vulnerability whereas the behavioral disinhibition causes the development of one or more disorders involving the externalizing spectrum in an individual.
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The so-called 'online disinhibition effect', which predicts that when people's identity is hidden, found their actions or words have no consequences, thus their inhibitions drop.
At play is the so-called “online disinhibition effect,” which predicts that when people's identity is hidden, their actions or words have no consequences, thus their inhibitions drop.
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