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/dis·rup·tive/ (-tiv)
1. bursting apart; rending.
2. causing confusion or disorder.


[″ + ruptura, breaking]
Socially or professionally unacceptable. Said of behaviors that adversely impact others, e.g., angry or intimidating outbursts, demeaning comments, or unwarranted criticisms.

Patient discussion about disruptive

Q. Hi, my friend is suffering from episodes of depression and abnormal behavior which disrupts his life. Hi, my friend is suffering from episodes of depression and abnormal behavior which disrupts his life. I thought that he is affecting by Bipolar. I need some help?

A. You are a good friend to care. He needs to get evaluated by a doctor. That is the one thing that will get the best care and help for your friend. Keep talking with your friend and getting things out in the open. That's the best you can do. Depression can come from repressed anger or a chemical imbalance, or a life crisis or other things. I am not a doctor or an expert on the subject, just a patient who got help from my doctor. Drinking will not help depression. It will make it worse.

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The behaviour of the three people (child, parent and dentist) involves in a complex communicative interaction pattern in which they blame themselves for possibly causing the child's disruptiveness or dental anxiety [Klaassen et al.
Disruptiveness of innovations: Measurement and an assessment of reliability and validity.
Such behaviors could include disruptiveness in class, absenteeism, missing homework, poor grades, lack of investment in the learning process, belligerent attitude, social withdrawal, and suspensions (Schulz, 2007).
The chapter's claims for Lovelace's formal disruptiveness seem a bit overstated--Salt's "multiple subjectivities" are not particularly jarring or discordant, nor is its narrative especially anti-chronological--but the critical focus on the novel's understanding of land, history, and reparation is sensitive and illuminating.
context-bound vocabulary, inversely proportional to text ambiguity); (3) complicacy of syntax (sentence length and complexity, plus degree of nominalisation); (4) temporal characteristics of the dialogue (culture-specific length of turn, pausing, simultaneous talking); (5) strength and disruptiveness of the L2 foreign accent (relationship between the perceived strength and disruptiveness); (6) aspects of L2 intonation (patterns of rising intonation).
EHRs would also minimize the disruptiveness of retail clinics to the traditional doctor-patient relationship by allowing the information gathered and treatments provided at retail clinics to be seamlessly integrated with patient health records compiled by the patient's primary care provider.
With hindsight, we can now but realise that his actions, at that time, while mild in their industrial disruptiveness were, in effect, mere play-dough when compared to the lethality and finality of the machinations of such as the Phoenix Four.
It is here that Central Asian "tradition" comes to the fore in an examination of the everyday practices associated with globalized Kazakh music performance, a chapter on how the Uzbek predilection for fatty foods reflects and indexes conceptions of Uzbek identity and present economic reality, a cogent examination of the dialectic between private and public meanings associated with Uzbek holidays and celebrations, several reflexive ethnographic vignettes on the meanings of Kazakh hospitality practices, and a piece discussing the nature of post-Soviet gender relations in rural Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan that highlights the adaptive nature of the everyday and the social disruptiveness of the Soviet period.
For this study we use the pace of change and disruptiveness of change as two critical dimensions of turbulence.
Jade uses her hostility and disruptiveness as a way of being noticed, secretly looking for attachments.
Further, the introduction of the regime will cause disruptiveness with negative consequences for the confidence of the investors.
Occupation is the single most important act determining the levels of violence and disruptiveness in a country.