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disinhibit

(dĭs′ĭn-hĭb′ĭt)
tr.v. disinhib·ited, disinhib·iting, disinhib·its
1. To free (a person) from inhibitions.
2. To terminate or reverse the inhibition of (a neuron, for example).
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Particularly problematic are those sensation seekers who are easily bored and disinhibited. Glicksohn and Abulafia (1998) found them to be more conniving and to be lacking in planning skills, and Roberti (2004) determined that risky sexual behavior and excessive alcohol use was especially characteristic of the disinhibited.
* Follow through on your promises and "threats." When an adult states that he or she will give a child a consequence and then doesn't follow through, the non-occurrence of the reinforcement will inhibit the behavior, while the non-occurrence of the punishment will disinhibit it.
Its functions are that it clears heat and disinhibits urination, seeps dampness and stops diarrhea.
Jie Geng, She Can, and Niu Bang Zi course wind, diffuse the lungs, and disinhibit the throat.
While disinhibited behavior is not inconsistent with the masculine role, for women it is a serious threat to the moral and spiritual superiority that is part of the feminine role (Sandmaier, 1980).
Patients with severe psychic anxiety, panic attacks, and global insomnia can be treated with clonazepam (Klonopin), although there is a chance that benzodiazepines may disinhibit the bipolar patient.
He said Anderson made a "foolish decision" while "disinhibited by drink".
The judge told Poole she had consumed brandy, anti-depressants and cannabis before the crash which resulted in her being more disinhibited.
"During these times when young students are feeling disinhibited by alcohol, they may be even more likely than usual to post inappropriate material without considering the future impact," says lead researcher Natalie A Ceballos.
Strict measures should be taken to encourage supportive treatment for viral illnesses, as the disinhibited use of antibiotics promotes resistance.