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attitude

 [at´ĭ-to̳d]
1. a posture or position of the body; in obstetrics, the relation of the various parts of the fetal body to one another.
2. a pattern of mental views established by cumulative prior experience.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

at·ti·tude

(at'i-tūd),
1. Position of the body and limbs.
2. Manner of acting.
3. social or clinical psychology a relatively stable and enduring predisposition to behave or react in a certain way toward people, objects, institutions, or issues.
[Mediev. L. aptitudo, fr. L. aptus, fit]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

attitude

Anatomy
The position and relation of the body and body parts to each other, i.e., posture.

Psychology
A mental disposition or mindset. Attitude is a tendency, based on one’s beliefs and experience, to react to events in certain ways and approach or avoid events that confirm or challenge personal values.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

attitude

Psychology “…the tendency towards a mode of response, toward the object in question.” See Abstract attitude.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

at·ti·tude

(at'i-tūd)
1. Position of the body and limbs.
2. Manner of acting.
3. psychology A predisposition to behave or react in a certain way toward people, objects, institutions, or issues.
[Mediev. L. aptitudo, fr. L. aptus, fit]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

at·ti·tude

(at'i-tūd)
1. Position of the body and limbs.
2. Manner of behavior.
[Mediev. L. aptitudo, fr. L. aptus, fit]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In recent years, interest has increased in the study of the correlates and predictors of attitudes toward violence and human rights abuses (see, e.g., Anderson, Benjamin, Wood, & Bonacci, 2006; Benjamin, 2006, 2014; Crowson, Debacker, & Thoma, 2006; Swami et al., 2012), including attitudes toward torture (e.g., Crandall, Eidelman, Skitka, & Morgan, 2009; Larsson, Bjorklund, & Backstrom, 2012).
The results concluded that low awareness and exposure were found in this sample of Pakistani university students but their attitude towards mental illnesses was generally positive.