disinhibition


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dis·in·hi·bi·tion

(dis'in-hi-bish'ŭn),
1. Removal of an inhibition, such as by a toxic or organic process.
2. Removal of an inhibitory effect by a stimulus, as when a conditioned reflex has undergone extinction but is restored by some extraneous stimulus.

disinhibition

(dĭs′ĭn-hə-bĭsh′ən, -ĭn-ə-, dĭs-ĭn′-)
n.
1. Loss of inhibition, as through the influence of external stimuli such as drugs or alcohol, or as a result of brain damage.
2. Unrestrained behavior resulting from a lessening or loss of inhibitions or a disregard of cultural constraints.

disinhibition

(dĭs″ĭn-hĭ-bĭsh′ŭn)
1. Abolition or countering of inhibition.
2. In psychiatry, freedom to act in accordance with one's drives with a decrease in social or cultural constraint.
3. Loss of typical behavioral or social restraints.
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The PID-5-Brief Form (PID-5-BF; Krueger, Derringer, Markon, Watson y Skodol, 2012) was used to measure maladaptive personality traits: Negative Affectivity, Detachment, Antagonism, Disinhibition and Psychoticism.
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The Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire (TFEQ) [11] is a 51-item validated questionnaire that assesses three factors that refer to cognitions and behaviors associated with eating: CDR (cognitive control of eating behavior), disinhibition (the loss of control over eating in response to emotional or social cues), and hunger (food intake in response to feelings and perceptions of hunger).
The ALS CBS behavioral total (p < 0.001) and the FBIALS disinhibition scale (p = 0.044) changed significantly during the follow-up period, suggesting behavioral deterioration, although the change in FBI-ALS disinhibition scale is no longer significant after Bonferroni correction (Table 2).
This questionnaire consists of 33 items in two domains of eating traits, namely, restraint (10 items, including questions, e.g., "do you try to eat less at mealtimes than you would like to eat") and disinhibition, measured as external eating (10 items, including questions, e.g., "if food tasted good, do you eat more than usual"), and emotional eating (13 items, including questions, e.g., "do you have desire to eat when you are irritated").
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Results: There were significant (p less than 0.01) correlations between disinhibition and negative SCS constructs (self-judgment, r = 0.29; isolation, r = 0.23; over-identification, r = 0.28) and restraint and self-judgment in females (r = 0.26).
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