debilitate

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debilitate

(dĭ-bĭl′ĭ-tāt″)
To produce weakness or debility.
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The abuses unfortunately involve defenseless elderly individuals who may have either physical or mental disabilities due to complex chronic medical diseases, dementia, or immobility secondary to skeletal fractures or debilitations. Sadly, a large percentage of nursing homes are privately owned as "for profit" businesses and in some cases, profits are placed with greater importance over the well-being of the elderly patient.
His name remains synonymous with being injured, with one of his most infamous debilitations being a finger knock which kept him sidelined for weeks.
To that end, teaching communication strategies to assist in their ability to successfully communicate ideas can dramatically improve self-efficacy and lessen the debilitations of perfectionist tendencies.