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idea

 [i-de´ah]
a mental impression or conception.
autochthonous idea a persistent idea, originating within the mind, usually from the unconscious, but seeming to have come from an outside source and often therefore felt to be of malevolent origin.
dominant idea one that controls or colors every action and thought.
fixed idea a persistent morbid impression or belief that cannot be changed by reason.
overvalued idea a false or exaggerated belief sustained beyond logic or reason but with less rigidity than a delusion, also often being less patently unbelievable.
idea of reference the incorrect idea that the words and actions of others refer to one's self, or the projection of the causes of one's own imaginary difficulties upon someone else.

i·de·a

(ī-dē'ă),
Any mental image or concept.
[G. form, appearance, fr. idein, to have seen, fr. obs. eidō, to see]

IDEA

(ī-dē'ă)
Acronym for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

i·de·a

(ī-dē'ă)
Any mental image or concept.
[G. form, appearance, fr. idein, to have seen, fr. obs. eidō, to see]

i·de·a

(ī-dē'ă)
Any mental image or concept.
[G. form, appearance, fr. idein, to have seen, fr. obs. eidō, to see]

Patient discussion about idea

Q. Please give any idea to try? I always tend to eat a lot, I am food lover & my mom cooks very good and I can’t stop overeating….I am obese yet I cannot…….I have tried thrice on a good diet plan and fitness program, which I failed to carry on……………please give any idea to try?

A. My dear …the problem is that you don’t eat to live but you live to eat. There must be a strategy that you first eat when you are hungry and this needs mental exercise not a physical and no diet plan even. This craving must be reduced. You can leave your house for some time and join some yoga village and have the diet they give and exercise under the trainer. You don’t need any diet plan you need diet management with physical training and to start on that you need mental motivation.

Q. I don’t have any idea about herbal medicine. Hi! My 7 years old daughter is suffering from asthma and this gets severe with cold. I would like to know, is there any herbal medicine or syrup that my daughter can take for her asthma and cold. I don’t have any idea about herbal medicine. Thank You.

A. HELLO JUSTIN,their is herbal meds out there,to help people from getting a cold,because when a person with asthma-gets a cold,it will bring on a attack. once an asthma attack starts,you have to use conventional meds.bronchodilators(inhalers)-steroids-methylxanthines-and sometimes oxygen. Herbal meds work slower than conventional meds-you cant use them for a disease like asthma,because time is everything when a person has and asthma attack,because no one can predict how long an attack will last---my suggestion to you is to find a pulmonologist(DR).--not a regular dr. IF you can keep your child from getting a cold--from being around dust in the house-smoke--fumes,and some odors--an asthma attack can start from exertion(exercise-induced asthma)---foods/wine-some dyes found in candy(yellow dye)--aspirin some cheeses--spores-pollens,animal danders.If you decide to try herbal meds(PLEASE)check with your DR. first------mrfoot56

Q. Why is it such a bad idea to take drugs. For the past two months I am not peaceful at home. My parents always advice and irritates me to avoid drugs. Why is it such a bad idea to take drugs? Why they behave like this?

A. You risk also to make each day suicide for a nothing. You are too precious to leave us all here alone - starting with your family. Talk with us, chat with us, send us messages, but please don't shoot you or stay away from a computer. I smoked during 9 years cigarettes - heavy, superheavy sometimes, 80 cigarettes a day. I stopped abruptly, but that you can manage the missing of each cigarette-kick you must be prepared, because the new problems will instantly start after your very last cigarette. Today i had to smoke two cigarettes to bring me down beause i have a crisis to manage of bipolar disorder and ADHD plus Sanpaku eyes. You need very hard medications usually. But because I have enough from "heavy-metal" pharma-trash, I look and run around to get natural products to have no smashing side-effects. Drugs are not fun at all. You are depending to a needle, some white powder, sniffing if you can and perhaps loosing the lifeline to reality. Don't make this very stupid thing!We

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References in classic literature ?
In the Phaedo, as in the Meno, the origin of ideas is sought for in a previous state of existence.
In the Republic the ideas are spoken of in two ways, which though not contradictory are different.
In the Timaeus, which in the series of Plato's works immediately follows the Republic, though probably written some time afterwards, no mention occurs of the doctrine of ideas. Geometrical forms and arithmetical ratios furnish the laws according to which the world is created.
Thus, so far as logic is concerned, we are entirely free to adopt any theory as to general ideas which empirical observation may recommend.
"Whether others,have this wonderful faculty of abstracting their ideas, they best can tell: for myself, I dare be confident I have it not.
This French gentleman, then, formed the idea of gaining possession of the person of Monk, and he executed his plan."
"And the two ideas," said Mazarin; -- "I am more curious about ideas than about men, for my part."
Has this mind, so replete with ideas, imaginations fanciful and magnificent, which formed a world, whose existence depended on the life of its creator; --has this mind perished?
Ideas that suit one country admirably are fatal in another--men's minds are as various as the soils of the globe.
They themselves are three great results produced in the midst of the nation by the operation of events, by the ownership of property, and by the growth of ideas. Time goes on and brings changes to pass, property increases or diminishes in men's hands, all the various readjustments have to be duly regulated, and in this way principles of social order are established.
When people speak of ideas that revolutionise society, they do but express the fact, that within the old society, the elements of a new one have been created, and that the dissolution of the old ideas keeps even pace with the dissolution of the old conditions of existence.
When Christian ideas succumbed in the 18th century to rationalist ideas, feudal society fought its death battle with the then revolutionary bourgeoisie.