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1. Of, relating to, produced by, or resulting from reflection.
2. Capable of or producing reflection.
3. Characterized by or given to meditation or contemplation; thoughtful.

Patient discussion about reflective

Q. In what manner does bipolar reflect?

A. this is very difficult when you are not used to know the symptoms. such persons turn very fast and heavily from euphoric to depressive. the behaviour is then always excessive and sometimes not anymore under control. the risk to go in an asylum is acute.

Q. Hey Community ! i have been wondering ... in what ways does bipolar reflects? i suspect one of my friends is Bipolar and my fear is that i won't be for him at the moment he needs me the most because i won't know exactly how to " read " him straight as a bipolar ... is there like a predictable or kind of a mood guide i can use as a tool to what i have a described ?

A. i understand your concern, and it's very good to be aware about problems in your friends life! just remember that diagnosing bipolar disorder is not an easy thing to do- and it takes even a very good psychiatrist a few sessions. but here's a link for signs and symptoms of mood disorders that might give you a hint:

Q. is cancer genetic? if one in the family has/had cancer does it reflects on the other family member's chances?

A. Unfortunately yes… some types of cancer have a clear genetic tendency, that means that if your mother had breast cancer- your chances to having it too is 10% bigger then anyone else. this is why if you know there’s a cancer tendency in your family, you should take even more care then others. Lower risks, get checked more often…that kind of things.

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it does seem to suggest that things haven't been done right or as well as they could have been done in the past and we need to look at that situation carefully and reflectively.
thus the music is an ever-changing soundscape ranging from sawdust-raising footstompers, Celtic traditional tunes, to the more reflectively melodic .
People are more likely to initiate change when they understand the interaction between the individual and an organization and are able to think reflectively about their contributions to an organization.
b) Reflectively Accepted Change: This variant is comprised of those change experiences that enthuse, excite, shake, move and/or and surprise us whether positively or negatively.
When one of the guys says reflectively, "Maybe I was just an idiot,'' Lawrence pipes up: "Yes, you ARE an idiot
In this exhibition, I invited the viewer to look deeply and reflectively, to admire 'art for arts sake' and to immerse oneself in the series of paintings that celebrate the aesthetics of geometry.
Quoting from a study, he said emotional intelligence "includes the abilities to accurately perceive emotions, to access and generate emotions so as to assist thought, to understand emotions and emotional knowledge, and to reflectively regulate emotions so as to promote emotional and intellectual growth.
It is one to be read reflectively, savouring the images, delighting in the descriptive phrases and pondering their wisdom.
Psychoanalyst Busch here elaborates on his clinical work and experience to convey a psychoanalytic practice focused on teaching the patient to reflectively analyze themselves--developing process knowledge as well as state knowledge.
Othering could be used reflectively rather than negatively: the constructed figure of the Other invites questions as to how and why it was constructed, not whether it had any basis in reality.