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Patient discussion about acceptability

Q. Mother in law not accepting the diagnosis. Our 3 years old son was diagnosed with autism some time ago, and although it’s not easy, our family and friends support and help us a lot, except my mother in-law (that lives close to us). She refuse to accept the fact that our son has autism, and keeps telling we are just hysteric and with little education our child will grow up just fine. What can we do? Were we wrong when we decided to tell everyone?

A. I believe that it is a matter of time until your mother in-law realizes the full extent of your son's condition. Perhaps now she cannot accept it, and would rather think of him as a normal healthy child, and with time she will grow to understand his needs and capabilities. The most important thing for you to do is keep her involved in his life, so that she will give him all the love he can get from his grandmother, regardless of his autism. It seems to me you are a strong family with great people around you, that will help you with anything you need, so work on what is best for your son, and that is loving him. Don't spend too much time worrying about what others know or believe.

Q. i am allergic to milk products , what are the accepted treatments for this kind of allergy?

A. i too am allergic to milk,and i love milk,so i just cut down my intake of milk,try that,don"t drink as much.

Q. are there are acceptable drugs by the health industry for depression which are not addictive but yet effective

A. As toward other drugs, patients may develop addiction to the mood-improving actions of the medications, so potentially every medication that works has the potential to induce addiction (even medications to other non-psychiatric condition that cause good feeling may do that).

However, the current medications used to treat depression are not considered dangerous in this matter.

You may read more here (, and if you have any questions regarding this subject you may consult a doctor (e.g. a psychiatrist)

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Despite these consistent findings, there are interrelated factors that have been shown to influence ratings on treatment acceptability measures, such as behavior severity (Hastings et al.
Abbreviated Acceptability Rating Profile (AARP) (Tarnowski & Simonian, 1992) is an eight-item questionnaire which measures a unitary acceptability factor for interventions.
Thus, we could say that textual acceptability not only varies from one language to another, but also in time.
This latter group was listed with the reasons for exclusion, which ranged from non-retrievability, to not being based on empirical data, employment of poor quality research methodology, not addressing acceptability, and involving men instead of women (this list is available from the first author).
In a nutshell, our study aims at revealing the rules laypersons use to judge the acceptability of executive compensations.
10,11) Given disproportionately high HIV prevalence among Black women, we assessed HIV vaccine acceptability and correlates of acceptability among Black women from African and Caribbean communities in Toronto.
Acceptability ratings were obtained using the Abbreviated Acceptability Rating Profile (AARP; Tarnowski & Simonian, 1992).
The acceptability trial was conducted in the HIV clinic of the Nyamagana District Hospital, Mwanza region, Tanzania from July to August 2011.
The affectedness constraint is thus seen as responsible for the contrast in acceptability exhibited by the following sentences (from Hoekstra and Roberts (1993:201), their examples) in which neither the mountains nor anniversaries can be seen as affected or undergoing any change of state in any way:
The purpose of this study was to examine factors that may be associated with variation in social workers' perceptions of effectiveness, perceptions of acceptability, and use of psychosocial EBPs for the treatment of SLID in comparison to other SUD counselors who are non-social workers.
During the sensory evaluation portion of the research, the prepared samples were evaluated by 57 panelists for their appearance, flavor, texture and overall acceptability based on a nine-point hedonic scale.