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the scientific study of social relationships and phenomena.
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Q. i suffer from fear of heights ... is there any sociological way to treat it and make it less effective?

A. Fear of heights is a very common specific phobia, in psychiatric terms. Nowadays the best way of therapy is called cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT),in which a person learns how to deal with the phobia through cognitive thinking in steps. It is a very recommended method in psychology/ psychiatry these days.

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These include historic, economic, and sociologic developments, different levels of ethnic elements which formed the origin of local inhabitants, including the level of culture of ethnics of origin influencing their next cultural life such as education.
Facial palsy is a disorder that is nowadays stigmatized as an unacceptable sociologic, aesthetic and economic disease sequel.
Thus, it is possible to understand that both the environmental sociologic theories constructed in the last decades (ecological modernization, risk society) and the proposals for a new rationality are pertinent for the analysis of the climate change themes in the discourses of Brazilian magazines, since there is a not always peaceful coexistence between different discursive formations within a predominant discursive formation.
Based on the previous literature of (Edwards-Jones, 2006) where they suggested there is a need of formal integration of sociologic, economic and psychological variable in the relevant models.
There are some sociologic and anthropological studies proving that a large number of individuals tied to social relationships can provide far more accurate answers to complex problems than a single individual [22].
Lyman, "Epidemiologic and sociologic features of a large urban outbreak of Shigellosis," JAMA, vol.
Llama mucho la atencion el primero de los dos capitulos escritos por Joan Verdegal: <<COVALT com a observatori sociologic de literatura traduida>> (61-128).
Epidemiologic, economic, and sociologic aspects of hernia surgery in the United States in the 1990s.
And because you are within the System that irritates, the foul gurgle of the cistern, the expiring function of a faulty cistern, and are part of the material for reformulating the mind of a man into the necessity of the moment's political As, the moment's scientific As, metaphysic As, sociologic As, economic, recreative, ethical As, you-cannot-es-cape!
For example, consider almost any politic and sociologic ideology.
Durkheim does not offer an adequate vision upon the objective formation and functioning of collective representations, restricting his analysis to a few incomplete and relatively confusing ideas on the existence of some sui generis forces, capable of transforming "particular living" into "general living"; against the background of an inconsistent sociologic determinism, the phenomenon of collective representations is approached in an over-simple manner, based on the principle: "the conscious mind generates the conscious mind", on leaving aside the factors of historical or economic nature [11].