anxiety state


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state

 [stāt]
condition or situation.
alpha state the state of relaxation and peaceful awakefulness associated with prominent alpha brain wave activity.
anxiety state the condition of experiencing undue anxiety, as in anxiety disorders.
excited state the condition of a nucleus, atom, or molecule produced by the addition of energy to the system as the result of absorption of photons or of inelastic collisions with other particles or systems.
ground state the condition of lowest energy of a nucleus, atom, or molecule.
persistent vegetative state a condition of profound nonresponsiveness in the wakeful state caused by brain damage at whatever level and characterized by a nonfunctioning cerebral cortex, the absence of any discernible adaptive response to the external environment, akinesia, mutism, and inability to signal; the electroencephalogram may be isoelectric or show abnormal activity. Vegetative states raise ethical questions regarding appropriate care, use of resources, and allowing a patient to die.
refractory state a condition of subnormal excitability of muscle and nerve following excitation.
resting state the physiologic condition achieved by complete bed rest for at least 1 hour.
steady state dynamic equilibrium.

anxiety state

Etymology: L, anxietas + state
a mental or emotional reaction characterized by apprehension, uncertainty, and irrational fear. Anxiety states may be accompanied by physiological changes such as diaphoresis, tremors, rapid heartbeat, dilated pupils, and xerostomia.

anxiety state

A condition marked by more or less continuous anxiety and apprehension.
See: anxiety disorder
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The most significant variable in the prediction of infant sleep was also the mother's anxiety state during the first days after the childbirth (p = .
In terms of psychological testing (STAI), both follicular-and luteal-phase groups showed decreased scores for anxiety state after saffron stimulus, indicating improved anxiety state after smelling saffron regardless of menstrual phase.
Our results suggest that the use of the Polar monitor in a supine position in the swimmers' pre-competitive routine, and after correcting the data, provides a HRV analysis in a valid, useful, non- invasive and inexpensive way to evaluate the pre-competitive anxiety state.
In another study in which the relationship between anxiety state of the candidates who would enter special talent exam for school of physical education and sports and several factors, it was found that such factors as being male, 19 or lower, entering the exam for the first time and thinking their exam preparation performance was not sufficient increased anxiety level (Lok, ince, Lok, 2008).
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The STAI inventory comprises of separate self-report scales for measuring two distinct anxiety concepts: anxiety state (Astate) and anxiety trait (A trait).
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If there is no real reason for you to feel anxious, you need to go to your doctor and have a blood test done just to make sure that there are no other reasons for you anxiety state.
A Ask your doctor, or the midwife, about this - it's pointless worrying yourself into an anxiety state and not enjoying your pregnancy.
Its report said: "We must express extreme concern with regards to Sarah's general anxiety state which would appear not to be abating and is further compounded by her present non-attendance at school.