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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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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.
There's reason to think that alcohol was a factor that tended to disinhibit Roberts and make him behave violently, " said Dr Jones.
Chao's fundamental treatment principles for dealing with CVA are to course wind and diffuse the lungs, relax spasm and resolve tetany, stop cough and disinhibit the throat.
If alcohol is assumed to disinhibit behavior, a drunken woman may then represent the breakdown of the major source of control over indiscriminate sexual activity--a threatening possibility to a society with legendary ambivalence about sex.
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.
Alcohol also disinhibits us behaviorally, which means it becomes more difficult to make healthy choices; the alcohol effect says, "Never mind, we'll worry about this another time.
It has been suggested, and partly proven, that zolpidem disinhibits the globus pallidus interna, and in that way increases the thalamic excitatory role on the frontal lobes.