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in·i·ti·a·tion

(in-i'shē-ā'shŭn),
1. The first stage of tumor induction by a carcinogen; subtle alteration of cells by exposure to a carcinogenic agent so that they are likely to form a tumor on subsequent exposure to a promoting agent (that is, promotion).
2. Starting point of replication or translation in macromolecule biosynthesis.
3. Start of chemical or enzymatic reaction.
4. The first step in a chain reaction.

in·i·ti·a·tion

(i-nish'ē-ā'shŭn)
1. The first stage of tumor induction by a carcinogen; subtle alteration of cells by exposure to a carcinogenic agent so that they are likely to form a tumor on subsequent exposure to a promoting agent (promotion).
2. Starting point of replication or translation in macromolecule biosynthesis.
3. Start of chemical or enzymatic reaction.

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Q. I have been treated for Bipolar Disorder. I wish to know is there any connection between Depression & Bipolar Hi! I’m Devontae. I was initially treated for depression but now I have been treated for Bipolar Disorder. I wish to know is there any connection between Depression and Bipolar Disorder or the worst state of depression is Bipolar Disorder???

A. There seems to be some misunderstanding on the definition of depression. The overall category here is Mood Disorder. Within the spectrum of Mood Disorders are the conditions of 1. Anxiety (such as panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder) and 2. Depression. Just as anxiety is broken down into more specific disorders according to symtomology, etc. Depression is broken down into Unipolar depressions, and bipolar depressions. Unipolar depression has a spectrum of labels branching from it, and bipolar can be broken down into the divisions of Bipolar I and Bipolar II disorders. The only differences between Unipolar and Bipolar depression are that bipolar is characterized by cycling moods and depression is generally more stable. Also the psychotropic drug treatments are different for unipolar and bipolar disorders. Depressed people need pick-me-ups called SSRI's, or MAOI's such as zoloft, while bipolar people need mood stabilizers (e.g. Lithium) and anticonvulsants (often the exact sa

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Programme trainers were chosen selectively from the community, reflecting the traditional method of choosing older Meru men to pass on the "ways of men" to the new initiates during their seclusion period.
This process will automatically initiate the recovery software to read the tape and locate the first image set.
A transfer via ACH where a consumer has provided a check to enable the merchant or other payee to capture the routing, account, and serial numbers to initiate the transfer, whether the check is blank, partially completed, or fully completed and signed; whether the check is presented at POS or is mailed to a merchant or other payee or lockbox and later converted to an EFT; or whether the check is retained by the consumer, the merchant or other payee, or the payee's financial institution.
By contrast, under section 2.04, the IRS will not initiate an accounting method change where the change will place the taxpayer in a more favorable position than if the taxpayer had not been contacted for examination.
The first African Americans to initiate into the Yoruba belief system were Oba Sergiman and Christopher Oliana in 1959.
[paragraph] In 1993, initiate five-power talks with the declared nuclear states--and parallel discussions in the Disarmament Conference and the Partial Test Ban Treaty Amendment Conference--aimed at completing a multilateral comprehensive test ban as soon as possible, to take effect, at the latest, by the opening of the 1995 renewal conference for the Nonproliferation Treaty.
However, an executor can pursue or initiate a claim for relief only if the spouse met the requirements for relief before death.
Heating the fiber may initiate a heat-generating chemical reaction, he argues.
A taxpayer may also initiate a method change to claim allowable deductions that it neglected to claim on prior returns because it was using an erroneous method.
This means that any entity that initiates a data transfer has to be able to do it in a way that works with the access method imposed by the S/390 system.
Thus, not only should the "start date" for EFT payments be set sufficiently far in advance to permit taxpayers to make (and test) required systems changes, but not penalties should be imposed during a transitional grace period where the taxpayer makes a good faith effort to initiate the required EFT payment on a timely basis.
In other words, "free will" does not initiate action; rather, it stands guard, allowing some intentions to gain expression through appropriate muscle movements, and turning others back.