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self-induced

(sĕlf′ĭn-do͞ost′, -dyo͞ost′)
adj.
1. Induced by oneself or itself: self-induced vomiting.
2. Electricity Produced by self-induction.
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A 13-year-old adolescent girl was admitted to the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with complaints of lack of enjoyment of pleasurable activities, sleep disturbances, suicidal thoughts, binge eating episodes, self-induced vomiting episodes and excessive exercising, leading to significant weight loss last 1 year in association with a situation of a family conflict.
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13) In our study out of the ninety women who were included in the centre only twenty came desiring early abortion while the remaining seventy came with some complication following self-induced abortions The complications were much more than what has been reported for medical abortion because they did not have any check- up, investigation or counselling before abortion.
Compared with the traditional and often extreme methods women have used to terminate unwanted pregnancies themselves, such as inserting sticks or toxic liquids into the vagina, self-induced medication abortion can lower the physical risks that women face.
Women whose abortion had been performed by a physician were less likely than those who had used another provider or self-induced to need medical care (12% vs.
Psychiatric disorders that precede self-induced skin injuries;
The self-induced descent of Kejriwal, however, is not the end of the road for the P.
The second volume surveys applications, among them nanostructures electrodes assembled from metal nanoparticles and quantum dots in polyelectrolytes, designing polysaccharide multilayers for medical applications, designing capsules for drug loading and release, assembling polymer multilayers from organic solvents for biomolecular encapsulation, and remote and self-induced release from polyelectrolyte multilayer capsules.
According to her brother, who was speaking to mark the opening of an exhibition dedicated to his sister's life at the Jewish Museum in Camden, north London, her system had been fatally weakened by years of bulimia, a disease in which bouts of extreme overeating are followed by depression and self-induced vomiting.
The computer model, constructed from using statistical information to analyze the fMRI activation patterns gathered for 18 emotional words, had learned the emotion patterns from self-induced emotions.
Researchers found that participants who had been teased about their weight as children had higher indicators of disordered eating behaviors, including avoiding food, eating concerns, weight concerns, inappropriate compensatory behaviors--such as self-induced vomiting, misuse of medicine and excessive exercise--and binge eating than those who were not teased.