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relation

 [re-la´shun]
the condition or state of one object or entity when considered in connection with another.
object r's the emotional bonds existing between an individual and another person, as contrasted with one's interest in, and love for, oneself; usually described in terms of one's capacity for loving and reacting appropriately to others.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·la·tion

(rē-lā'shŭn),
1. An association or connection between or among people or objects.
See also: relationship.
2. In dentistry, the mode of contact of teeth or the positional relationship of oral structures.
[L. relatio, a bringing back]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

relation

(rĭ-lā′shən)
n.
1. A logical or natural association between two or more things.
2. The connection of people by blood or marriage; kinship.
3. A person connected to another by blood or marriage; a relative.
4. The positional relationship of the teeth or other structures in the mouth.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

re·la·tion

(rĕ-lā'shŭn)
1. An association or connection between or among people or objects.
See also: relationship
2. dentistry The mode of contact of teeth or the positional relationship of oral structures.
[L. relatio, a bringing back]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

re·la·tion

(rĕ-lā'shŭn)
In dentistry, the mode of contact of teeth or the positional relationship of oral structures.
[L. relatio, a bringing back]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about relation

Q. how is dementia and alcoholism related

A. Alcohol can cause dementia through nutritional deficiencies (e.g. B1, or thiamine deficiency, causing Wernicke encephalopathy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wernicke's_encephalopathy) and probably also through direct effect on the brain. It can also cause a rare neurological disorder called Marchiafava-Bignami disease that results from damage to the brain tissue in certain areas.

Further more alcohol may cause hepatic damage that can cause alteration in consciousness and dementia.

You can read more here:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long-term_effects_of_alcohol#Nervous_system

Q. do you have information or articles on skin eczema that is related to depression, especially in men?

A. If you are looking for professional articles, then here's one to start with:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18624873?ordinalpos=3&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

Q. Have alcohol-related crashes decreased in other states when they lowered the limit? I have a doubt even after updating with the local news. Have alcohol-related crashes decreased in other states when they lowered the limit?

A. Wisconsin has seen nearly a two percent decrease in alcohol-related crashes and almost a fourteen percent decrease in alcohol-related fatalities a year after implementing a .08 law. Since South Dakota put .08 in effect in 2002, alcohol-related crashes have decreased by 2.1 percent from the average of the previous three years.

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References in classic literature ?
Restoring the essential condition of relation between those who command and those who execute, we find that by the very nature of the case those who command take the smallest part in the action itself and that their activity is exclusively directed to commanding.
"Doesn't it depend again on what you call a relation?"
The view here expressed, that relation to an object is an ultimate irreducible characteristic of mental phenomena, is one which I shall be concerned to combat.
The next point of criticism concerns the relation of content and object.
It is held that knowledge of the outer world is constituted by the relation to the object, while the fact that knowledge is different from what it knows is due to the fact that knowledge comes by way of contents.
The bourgeoisie has torn away from the family its sentimental veil,and has reduced the family relation to a mere money relation.
The proletarian is without property; his relation to his wife and children has no longer anything in common with the bourgeois family-relations; modern industrial labour, modern subjection to capital, the same in England as in France, in America as in Germany, has stripped him of every trace of national character.
Nor does it point to any relations of friendship or love known and described in society, but, as it seems to me, to a quite other and unattainable sphere, to relations of transcendent delicacy and sweetness, to what roses and violets hint and foreshow.
Cause and effect, real affinities, the longing for harmony between the soul and the circumstance, the progressive, idealizing instinct, predominate later, and the step backward from the higher to the lower relations is impossible.
That which is so beautiful and attractive as these relations, must be succeeded and supplanted only by what is more beautiful, and so on for ever.
But this blemish is perhaps unavoidable in any plan; and the operation of the government on the people, in their individual capacities, in its ordinary and most essential proceedings, may, on the whole, designate it, in this relation, a NATIONAL government.
But if the government be national with regard to the OPERATION of its powers, it changes its aspect again when we contemplate it in relation to the EXTENT of its powers.

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