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atypical

 [a-tip´ĭ-k'l]
irregular; not conformable to the type.

a·typ·i·cal

(ā-tip'i-kal),
Not typical; not corresponding to the normal form or type.
[G. a- priv. + typikos, conformed to a type]

atypical

(ā-tĭp′ĭ-kəl) also

atypic

(-ĭk)
adj.
Not conforming to type; unusual or irregular.

a′typ·i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē) n.
a·typ′i·cal·ly adv.

atypical

A highly nonspecific adjective, meaning not normal or typical.
 
Medspeak
Referring to a clinical presentation which is somewhat unexpected—e.g., stage-IV colorectal cancer without bleeding or obstruction.

Pathology
Referring to a histopathological finding which would in a certain number of cases undergo malignant transformation.
 
Psychology
Referring to a mental state between banal and insane.

atypical

adjective Not normal, irregular, abnormal, not conforming to a type, abnormal in presentation, morphology, appearance or behavior

a·typ·i·cal

(ā-tip'i-kăl)
Denotes the unexpected or unanticipated; not corresponding to the normal form or type.
[G. a- priv. + typikos, conformed to a type]

a·typ·i·cal

(ā-tip'i-kăl)
Denotes the unexpected or unanticipated; not corresponding to the normal form or type.
[G. a- priv. + typikos, conformed to a type]
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Recalled separation anxiety and gender atypicality in childhood: a study of Canadian heterosexual and homosexual men and women.
(9) The combination of social typicality with political atypicality poses specific methodological challenges, and we will not get far in isolating the circumstances in which the atypical emerged if we fail to identify those features of these communities which were also atypical.
Fifteen papers from the three workshops test perverse coherent sheaves on the nilpotent cone, prove the Kac-Wakimoto atypicality conject rue for a Lie superalgebra, locate non-trivial cohomology classes for finite groups of Lie type II, and derive a semi-simple series for q-Weyl and q-Sprecht modules.
Situations and cases non-common or atypical concerning the determinants hypothesis of rules, and whose concrete atypicality justify those deviations.
As for the 3-point questions (Yes/No/"?"), they were scored three different ways: 1) assigning a 2, 3, and 4 to responses; 2) assigning a 1, 3, and 5 to responses; and 3) weighting in terms of typicality and atypicality.
This instrument assesses four dimensions: clinical maladjustment (anxiety, atypicality, locus of control); school maladjustment (negative attitude towards school, negative attitude towards teachers); personal adjustment (interpersonal relations, relationship with parents, self-confidence, self-esteem); and index of emotional symptoms (anxiety, interpersonal relations, self-esteem, social stress, depression, sense of inadequacy).
Attribution theory describes an approach that uses numerous examples across settings and actors and then varies them intentionally to understand the typicality (or atypicality) of a phenomenon.
Another analysis of randomized, controlled trials suggests that bright light treatment and dawn stimulation for seasonal affective disorder and bright light for nonseasonal depression are efficacious with effect sizes equivalent to those in most antidepressant pharmacotherapy trials.3 A book review described atypicality of seasonal affective disorder and marked improvement within four to five days of beginning light treatment.4
The results revealed statistically significant differences (after applying the Bonferroni correction) for the hyperactivity subtest, the behavioral problems subtest, the attentional problems subtest, the atypicality subtest, the social skills subtest, the leadership subtest, the externalizing problems subtest, and the adaptive skills subtest.
(8) The 12 subscales of the BASC-2 are as follows: attitude to school, attitude to teacher, sensation seeking, school maladjustment composite, atypicality, locus of control, somatization, social stress, anxiety, clinical maladjustment composite, depression and sense of inadequacy.