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1. According to Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, the fifth and final stage of dying. Individuals who reach this stage (not all do) come to terms with impending death and await the end with quiet expectation.
2. In organ transplantation, the harmonious integration of grafted tissue into the body of the transplant recipient.
3. Approval or acquiescence (e.g., of a recommended treatment or a functional impairment produced by an illness).
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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.

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Before going any further, let's determine what is meant by "conditional acceptance." According to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 46.101, conditional acceptance means "acceptance of supplies or services that do not conform to contract quality requirements, or are otherwise incomplete, that the contractor is required to correct or otherwise complete by a specified date." Conditional acceptance is not supposed to be a long-term solution but an option that the government can consider if it is in the government's best interest to do so.
In exchange for the conditional acceptance, the leftist leader, who has so far urged Greeks to reject the bailout terms in a referendum planned for Sunday, asked for a e1/429 billion loan to cover all its debt service payments due in the next two years.
Driven by the instinct of self-preservation, Netanyahu has decided to include the conditional acceptance of Israel's right to exist as part of the agreement.
The letter of conditional acceptance was ultimately received after convincingly demonstrating to the client the consortium's high technical capabilities and robust track record in the construction of metro systems.
The company is part of five-member Japaneseconsortium that received a Letter of Conditional Acceptance from the Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) for a systems package for the Doha Metro.
TOKYO, Feb 20, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - On February 20 2015, a consortium consisting of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.; Mitsubishi Corporation; Hitachi, Ltd.; The Kinki Sharyo Co., Ltd.; and Thales received a Letter of Conditional Acceptance from the Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) for a systems package for the Doha Metro, the first metro system to be constructed in the State of Qatar.
In a related development, the military council of the opposition Free Syrian Army (FSA) in Aleppo announced conditional acceptance of the initiative of the UN envoy Staffan de Mistura for a ceasefire in the northern city.
And it would clearly demarcate opposition to Israeli brutality and illegal actions in the occupied Palestinian territories while expressing conditional acceptance of Israel within its June 1967 borders.
That might be a sign of conditional acceptance of the new status quo, with an understanding that the issue figures to be revisited as soon as next year.
Sudan gave a conditional acceptance of the mediation's map.
Further, the findings provide a resource for prospective faithful Protestant acceptance of a revised Catholic Petrine ministry, because the volume locates Lutheran-Catholic dialogue (and other international ecumenical dialogues with Protestants) in light of careful retrievals of Luther, Melanchthon, and other Reformers' positive views on the papacy, including their conditional acceptance of the papacy.
Arab foreign ministers will meet on Saturday to discuss a response to Syria s conditional acceptance of an Arab peace plan aimed at ending its crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, Egypt s MENA news agency said, citing an Arab diplomat.