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Physiologic Needs. These are the needs that are essential for the maintenance of biological homeostasis and the survival of the individual and the species. They include needs for oxygen, water, food, elimination of wastes, temperature regulation, avoidance of pain, rest and sleep, exercise and sex.
Needs for Safety and Security. These include needs for protection from physical harm, for order, consistency, and familiarity in one's surroundings, and for some degree of control over matters concerning oneself.
Needs for Love and Belonging. These include needs for giving and receiving love and affection and for sexual intimacy, for friendship and companionship, and to identify with a group.
Needs for Esteem and Self-Esteem. These are the needs that are necessary for a person to have a basic sense of self-respect and self-acceptance and to be self-sufficient. Self-esteem requires an understanding of oneself and one's limitations and the ability to face and cope with stress and painful realities. Persons in whom these needs have been met are relatively free of feelings of inferiority or inadequacy. This level also includes needs for approval and recognition from others.
Need for Self-Actualization. This is the need to make full use of one's talents, capabilities, and potential. Self-actualizing persons tend to be dedicated, realistic, autonomous, creative, and open. They are not in conflict with themselves and are motivated by their own values and goals.
needThe perceived or actual requirement for an activity, function or thing.
needVox populi The requirement for an activity, function or thing. See Basic need, Dependency need, Self-actualization need, Urgent need.
Patient discussion about need
Q. I need a Lyme LIterate Doctor in MA Moving to MA - son has chronic Lyme
Apparently there is a Dr. Sam Donta who works in Falmouth and Boston: 508-539-6666. But he is pretty busy.
Q. will i need daipers becuse of my bladder
However, bladder stones can usually be treated and don’t necessitate these measures, as you can read here: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001275.htm)
Q. I need some information….. I smell some problem with my son …..Please guide …….he is very hyperactive and has mood instability and becomes impulsive…..my friend doubts that he may be the case of ADHD……I need some information…..