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relationship

 [re-la´shun-ship″]
a state of being in relation with something.
causal relationship an association between two variables in a research study such that the independent variable is shown to determine the value of the dependent variable.
interpersonal relationship in the omaha system, association or connection between or among people.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·la·tion·ship

(rē-lā'shŭn-ship),
The state of being related, associated, or connected.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

relationship

Vox populi A state in which one thing or person is connected or related in some way to another. See Dual relationship, Dose-response relationship, Love-hate relationship, Physician-patient relationship, Volume-outcome relationship.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

re·la·tion·ship

(rĕ-lā'shŭn-ship)
The state of being related, associated, or connected.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

relationship

the evolutionary connection between organisms in terms of distance from a common ancestor.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

re·la·tion·ship

(rĕ-lā'shŭn-ship)
The state of being related, associated, or connected.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about relationship

Q. I heard that there may be a relationship between autism and PKU I heard that there may be a relationship between autism and PKU, but is there an increased risk of autism from childhood immunizations for children who have PKU?

A. PKU and Autism- from what I've heard, PKU can lead to Autism if not treated. but about the vaccination and the autism- there is no connection what so ever. there were dozens of extensive research that showed no connection. at all.

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 Alexzander, my friend Smith who’s a bipolar tends to have mood swings. I am Alexzander, my friend Smith who’s a bipolar tends to have mood swings. Due to this he is facing many problems in his relationship. I need to know the changes during Mood swings, which helps me to guide him.

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