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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Moderation in all things; however, abstinence from the use of alcoholic beverages.
[L. temperantia, moderation]
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Moderation in all things; especially, abstinence from the use of alcoholic beverages.
[L. temperantia, moderation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


Moderation in all things; however, colloquially, usually abstinence from consumption of alcoholic beverages.
[L. temperantia, moderation]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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:

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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When temperance activists expressed interest in Jewish drinking practices, however, they often ignored modern-day Jews, preferring to focus their attention on the ancient Israelites.
THE Cleanness-narrator values temperance more clearly and explicitly than any of the other poems' narrators, and that high estimation of the importance of temperance ostensibly positions the narrator against the virtue-vice tradition.
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For more information about the Temperance Rally or to register, call (630) 879-5235.
Displaying control over oneself invites others to let that person control them too, and so temperance is a personal virtue with political implications, implications about which this dialogue is silent.
Sophia Little's understudied and nearly unknown 1854 novel The Reveille; or, Our Music at Dawn provides an early counterpoint to this critical understanding, as she clearly delineates a very different kind of social and political program under temperance's banner.
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It's almost impossible to take your eyes off The Temperance Movement's sensational singer but avert your gaze for a brief moment and one of modern rock's finest guitarists casually comes into focus.
The Playhouse Whitley Bay shows offer a great opportunity to see popular artists in a more intimate setting." Next on the Playhouse's bill is The Temperance Movement, on Thursday, July 7.
Temperance Davies, who celebrated her 90th birthday on Saturday, lived with husband Edward at their Pontypridd home for decades.
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