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opposition

Etymology: L, opponere, to oppose
the relation between the thumb and the other digits of the hand for the purpose of grasping objects between the thumb and fingers.

opposition

The ability to move the thumb into contact with the other fingers across the palm of the hand.
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A meta-analytic examination of follow-up studies of programs designed to prevent the primary symptoms of oppositional defiant and conduct disorders.
The first mode of oppositional thinking Keating examines is "enclosed individualism," a core value of mainstream American culture.
Major finding: During the 22 weeks of the study, children who received telemental health improved significantly in attention-deficit/hyperactiv-ity disorder inattention and hyperactivity, oppositional defiant disorder, school performance, and adaptive functioning.
2001) found a reduction in oppositional symptoms reported 6 months after initial clinical contact, although the majority of the group still scored within the clinical range.
Both drafts are widely supported by Internet readers, but these two drafts provoked fierce protest from Petras Grazulis, MP of the oppositional Order and Justice Party, who is known as the parliament's 'chief moralist' after he was shortly detained by police during his public protest against the gay parade in Vilnius in 2010.
Two popular counter-discourses found in contemporary discussions about African-American education include the oppositional culture theory and the cultural difference theory.
The fact that the tendency to present oppositional behaviours and disruptive emotions (anger, poking fun, etc.
The kid has been labelled with ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Asperger's and Bipolar Disorder.
Moving out of poverty had an effect on symptoms of conduct and oppositional defiant disorders, in which children act out or exhibit out of control behaviour such as temper tantrums, respectively.
of Alabama) provide a summary of both current and older studies on Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Conduct Disorder (CD), and Attention Deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
At that time, they showed significant improvement as measured by the Sleep-Related Breathing Disorder (SRBD) subscale of the Pediatric Sleep Questionnaire (pSQ) and by the Conners Parent Rating Scale-Revised: Short Form, which rates cognitive problems, inattention, hyperactivity, and oppositional behavior.