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mediation

 [me″de-a´shun]
the act of intervening or serving as an intermediary.
conflict mediation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of constructive dialogue between opposing parties with a goal of resolving disputes in a mutually acceptable manner.

me·di·a·tion

(mē'dē-ā'shŭn),
The action of an intermediary substance (mediator).

mediation

A form of conflict resolution in which the parties of a dispute maintain an active dialogue moderated by a mediator in an effort to avoid litigation.

mediation

(mē″dē-ā′shŭn)
The action of a mediating agent.
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As his approving paraphrase of Donabedian (2001) witnesses, DeLancey himself appears to have arrived at a similar conclusion regarding the danger of elicited data in the description of miratives and mediatives.
46) Under a mediative regime, by contrast, the overriding goal is not to allocate custody in light of a governing legal norm, but to help divorcing parents develop and implement an individualized plan to carry out their ongoing parenting responsibilities.
Both determinant and mediative actions are complex.
In Searching For The Waters Of Antiquity: A Follow-Along Meditation Process, Ryan draws upon her decades of experience and expertise to provide the non-specialist general reader with a do-it-yourself manual of meditation techniques and applied principles to engage in the mediative experience and process.
The meditative: The mediative case is used in the sense of an abstract medium.
With respect to urban planning issues, these organizations usually function within a consultative or mediative framework, looking for ways to accommodate differences or interests between local groups (Germain et al.
Brown and Bourne (1996) noted the mediative and restorative roles
We may access bodies through language and discourse, but this mediative process does not entirely account for the creation of material bodies, or what Anne Witz refers to as the 'residual facticity .
Moving on," without being rigid or judgmental about any difficulty, is the current mantra, like mood-elevating pills and mediative therapy.
Mediative relationships such as these can be examined through interaction terms in a single equation (Wright 1976) or by partitioning samples of organizations and testing whether the coefficients for explanatory variables differ significantly across subgroups.
Yousif is made to mature from a love-stricken teenager into a man with serious mediative responsibilities, especially after the death of his father, who is shot on the battlefield while tending to wounded soldiers.
God was not in the mediative circuit but rather far off, as a younger Hopkins described in "Nondum":