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conflict

 [kon´flikt]
a mental struggle arising from the clash of incompatible or opposing impulses, wishes, drives, or external demands.
decisional conflict (specify) a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as a state of uncertainty about the course of action to be taken when choice among competing actions involves risk, loss, or challenge to personal values.
extrapsychic conflict that between the self and the external environment.
intrapsychic conflict conflict between incompatible or opposing wishes, impulses, needs, thoughts, or demands within one's own mind.
parental role conflict a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as experience by a parent of role confusion and conflict in response to crisis. See also parenting.

con·flict

(kon'flikt),
Tension or stress experienced by an organism when satisfaction of a need, drive, motive, or wish is thwarted by the presence of other attractive or unattractive needs, drives, or motives.

conflict

/con·flict/ (kon´flikt) a mental struggle, often unconscious, arising from the clash of incompatible or opposing impulses, wishes, drives, or external demands.
extrapsychic conflict  that between the self and the external environment.
intrapsychic conflict  that between forces within the self.

conflict

(kŏn′flĭkt′)
n.
Psychology An emotional or mental disturbance resulting from the opposition or simultaneous functioning of mutually exclusive impulses, desires, or tendencies.
intr.v. (kən-flĭkt′) con·flicted, con·flicting, con·flicts
1. To be in or come into opposition; differ.
2. Archaic To engage in warfare.

con·flic′tion n.
con·flic′tive adj.
con·flic′tu·al (kən-flĭk′cho͞o-əl) adj.

conflict

[kon′flikt]
Etymology: L, conflictere, to strike together
1 a mental struggle, either conscious or unconscious, resulting from the simultaneous presence of opposing or incompatible thoughts, ideas, goals, or emotional forces, such as impulses, desires, or drives.
2 a painful state of consciousness caused by the arousal of such opposing forces and the inability to resolve them; a kind of stress found to a certain degree in every person.
3 (in psychoanalysis) the unconscious emotional struggle between the demands of the id and those of the ego and superego or between the demands of the ego and the restrictions imposed by society. Kinds of conflict include approach-approach conflict, approach-avoidance conflict, avoidance-avoidance conflict, extrapsychic conflict, and intrapsychic conflict.

conflict

Neurology See Visual-vestibular conflict Psychiatry A mental struggle that arises from the simultaneous operation of opposing impulses, drives, external–environmental or internal demands Types Intrapsychic–between forces within the personality; extrapsychic–between the self and the environment. See Approach-avoidance conflict Vox populi
1. Collision, clash. See Feto-maternal conflict.
2. War, battle. See Man-made disaster.

con·flict

(kon'flikt)
Tension or stress experienced by an organism when satisfaction of a need, drive, motive, or wish is thwarted by the presence of other attractive or unattractive needs, drives, or motives.

conflict

The effect of the presence of two mutually incompatible wishes or emotions. Unacceptably unpleasant conflict leads to REPRESSION and this may be manifested as NEUROSIS.
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En efecto, los conflictos y entramados significativos que subyacen a las acciones colectivas permiten visualizar una compleja red conflictual que no solo activa las aludidas acciones, sino que, fundamentalmente, otorga visibilidad a un particular tejido de sentidos que se actualiza en los rasgos expresivos que adquieren los conflictos.
With the purpose of analyzing our main hypothesis, we have verified if there were statistically significant differences regarding suicidal ideation according to family type (balanced, midrange, unbalanced) and degree of conflictual independence (high or low) from mother and father (separately).
Hypothesis 1: US-ROK JMEs are not associated with increases in conflictual behavior by North Korea.
Ironically, in attempting to fill spaces traditionally used for conflictual acts, the two sites discussed above have in fact entrenched these and provided a new and concrete medium for them.
Furthermore, they always express their complaint openly and do so by resorting to both milder acts (mentioning is the act most used) but also more conflictual ones (blaming is used twice).
Land is ahighly conflictual and dangerous issue in Guatemala with some veryrecalcitrant landowners who oppose any questioning of their interests.
After all satisfactory resolution of conflictual situations through such encounters is predicated on the cultivation of long-term relationships based on mutual trust and honesty.
Por esos dias, y en medio de un clima de alta tension conflictual con otro grupo de Matienzo (que sigue oponiendose a compartir el barrio con los "villeros") los habitantes de dichos asentamientos organizan la llamada "locreada de la reconciliacion" (9) en el predio de la discordia a la que asiste un grupo de vecinos de la zona: nuevamente el objetivo es mostrar la disposicion a vivir y convivir con las reglas de barrio, dejando atras los codigos de la villa.
The final essays in this collection, by Anne Lake Prescott and Colin Burrow, attend most particularly to the problems surrounding the conflictual nature of identity politics in the final decades of the century, and indeed their discussions engage closely with the earlier studies in this volume, which, in their different ways, point up the cultural crises of interpretation being negotiated by earlier generations of Tudor writers.
Besides what can he said about conflictual dyads, this project attempts to problematize the enterprise of falsifying the democratic peace.
In the present study, psychological separation from parents was measured through conflictual independence and attitudinal independence from each parent.
In the process, they defend two major theses: the harmony thesis that science and religion are not conflictual but harmonious in their relationship in general, and that in particular the Galileo affair does not really prove otherwise; and the pro-clerical thesis that in Galileo's trial the Church's position and behavior were more reasonable and proper than ordinarily supposed, and Galileo's views and conduct less so.