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nurturance

 [nur´chur-ans]
a fostering of learning, growing, and healing.
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For psychological well-being, female gender ([beta] = .08, p = .001), East Asian ethnicity ([beta] = -.13, p = .001), Middle Eastern ethnicity ([beta] = -.05, p < .05), South Asian ethnicity ([beta] = .09, p < .01), connection to father ([beta] = .11, p = .01), paternal psychological control ([beta] = -.13, p = .001), maternal nurturance ([beta] = .10, p < .01), maternal disrespect ([beta] = .10, p < .05), connection to mother ([beta] = .
This has shifted the semantic interpretation of kanyini (and cognates) away from the actual work of nurturance towards sentiments of empathy or compassion, which are not generally reflected in how the lexeme is used in a range of Western Desert dialects.
In addition, of the four subcategories (health, social network, time management, and nurturance) of the stress vulnerability, only social network was found to have a significant correlation with leisure-time physical activity (r = 0.58, p < .001) (Figure 2).
In sum, targets elicit more nurturance if they have more child-like and vulnerable characteristics, and the need to protect vulnerable targets is present even in low-need situations.
My hope is that we may consider more integrally both the kind of nurturance children are in need of, as well as the kind of feminine presence and spiritual "mothers" the church has long been in need of.
Abodunrin & Dosunmu (2013) further presented that parental nurturance may decrease girls' susceptibility to negative peer influence as parental nurturance may help girls cope with challenges associated with early puberty.
In the present study, we tested 96 men in the Michigan Infant Nurturance Simulation Paradigm (MINSP) using a simulated infant (SI).
Protection and nurturance of the developing brain in young children would seem to be of paramount importance."Professor John Read (Liverpool Psychosis Research Group, University of Liverpool, UK):
Boards are often like Swiss watches, finely tuned and delicately balanced, sometimes requiring years of care and nurturance from the CEO and chair to achieve this state.
This book proceeds from the premise that creativity is a substantially different kind of cognitive capacity, with different conditions for nurturance, than other capacities recognized and cultivated in gifted programs.
To reassure about nurturance, instituting "Special Time" will help with sibling jealousy.