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temperance

 [tem´per-ans]
self-control regarding temptations, such as overindulgence in food, drink, or sex. In a broader sense it can be defined as doing good in one's business or affairs, with modesty, self-control, moderation, and humility. In virtue-based theories of ethics, temperance can be defined as the habitual disposition of practitioners toward responsible use of power for the good of patients, protecting patients from undertreatment, abandonment, and overtreatment.

tem·per·ance

(tem'pĕr-ănts),
Moderation in all things; however, abstinence from the use of alcoholic beverages.
[L. temperantia, moderation]

temperance

[tem′pərəns]
behavior that emphasizes moderation and self-restraint, particularly in the use of alcohol.

tem·per·ance

(tem'pĕr-ăns)
Moderation in all things; especially, abstinence from the use of alcoholic beverages.
[L. temperantia, moderation]

tem·per·ance

(tem'pĕr-ăns)
Moderation in all things; however, colloquially, usually abstinence from consumption of alcoholic beverages.
[L. temperantia, moderation]

Patient discussion about temperance

Q. What are the symptoms of Bipolar? and how does it effect one's health/temper?

A. here is a nice video i saw that describes bipolar symptoms:
http://www.imedix.com/health_community/vk5WpzmW5Idg_bipolar_symptoms?q=bipolar%20symptomes

and about how it affect your health- the affect is secondary. when you are in a depression episode you don't eat well, avoid showers and cleaning the house and it affects your health. and it leads to suicidle thoughts too- this has a tremendous afect on your health.

Q. what is the effect of hormones during pregnancy on a woman's temper?

A. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can indeedn cause mood changes, starting from anxiety or agitations to developing major clinical symptoms of depression. Pregnancy affects each woman differently.

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With the novel, Little demonstrates that some readers and participants in the movement saw temperance and its fiction as straightforwardly progressive and broadly radical, working towards remarkably different goals from those espoused by more mainstream temperance proponents.
Suddenly every other sound and movement on stage seemed strangely peripheral as The Temperance Movement's secret weapon fired off a salvo of truly inspired rock and soul.
The idea of a Temperance Bar which serves only alcohol-free drinks was popular in England during the 19th and early 20th century.
These various teaching positions likely fostered a concern for children that is later evidenced in her didactic children's temperance novels and short stories, such as Aunt Dinah's Pledge (1869) and Miss Belinda's Friends (1885).
Temperance junkies can sign up for the tour or download a 52-minute podcast of the experience at temperancetour.
The debate over the use of grape juice in the Eucharist became a significant aspect of the nineteenth-century temperance movement.
As much as 600 cadres of the SDPI took to the streets, shouting slogans in favour of temperance.
The blaze, caused by a discarded cigarette, started to spread to the front door of flats on Temperance Road, Southsea, near Wrexham, shortly before 1.
Alcoholism is a serious problem in Kerala, and we have to take tough measures to counter it," Bishop Sebastian The kethecheril, chairman of the Temperance Commission of the Kerala Catholic Bishops' Council, told Catholic News Service Feb.
99) IN Kathy Reichs' 13th Temperance NOAH BARLEYWATER RUNS AWAY by John Boyne (David Fickling Books, pounds 10.
Temperance Brennan, the forensic anthropologist and protagonist of numerous novels by Kathy Reichs and now a popular tv series, returns in a terrific new entry, the twelfth in the series.