disinhibit

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disinhibit

(dĭs′ĭn-hĭb′ĭt)
tr.v. disinhib·ited, disinhib·iting, disinhib·its
1. To free (a person) from inhibitions.
2. To terminate or reverse the inhibition of (a neuron, for example).
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Because alcohol disinhibits appetite, it could trigger binge eating that could trigger a relapse of the eating disorder.
From the basic conceptual premise that alcohol disinhibits socially inhibited behavior, it has been concluded that individuals who exhibit different levels of social inhibition in a sober state will be variably affected by alcohol.
Rogers (1983) speaks of "those variables whose presence inhibits aggression but whose absence disinhibits aggression" (p.
Nitrous oxide disinhibits people, so t with a strong drive to control their surroundings often become uncomfortable and don't respond well to [the gas].
Its functions are that it clears heat and disinhibits urination, seeps dampness and stops diarrhea.
Its functions are to fortify the spleen and boost the qi, dry dampness and disinhibit water.
Although the mechanism of morphine in OCD is unclear, one possibility suggests that stimulation of m-opioid receptors disinhibits serotonergic neurons in the raphe necleus by suppressing inhibitory gaminobutyric acid-ergic neurotransmission, and thus increasing serotonergic tone.
This formula boosts the qi and fortifies the spleen, disinhibits water and disperses swelling.