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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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More than depicting the traces of an "intemperate sociality" that characters struggle with and ultimately repress, this novel helps to reimagine temperance fiction as providing materials for literary art directly at odds with the prescriptive forces of white, middle-class norms.
I didn't know anything about the history of Temperance until heard about Britain's last original Temperance Bar in Rawtenstall (in Lancashire) and I thought, 'What an interesting idea,' and started thinking how could I develop it into something unique.
In her own time, Chellis's temperance pieces circulated in publications such as the National Temperance Advocate and Youth's Temperance Banner, reprints appeared in the Ohio Farmer, Prairie Farmer, Congregationalist, and Lutheran Evangelist.
The Poisoned Chalice will be a useful tool for historians studying the nineteenth-century temperance movement, American religion, Victorian culture, and the variance between American and British Protestants.
The most immediate of these is that Temperance, as the book opens, is regaining consciousness and becoming aware that she is hog-tied and apparently in some tiny space, with no recollection of how, why, or by whom she has been taken.
Alun Lenny, the group's communications officer, said: "This is definitely not a temperance campaign.
Reformers had hoped to bring New York's teeming immigrant population over to the temperance cause, but, to the increasing exasperation of drys, most new ethnic groups clung stubbornly to their wet cultural norms and resented reform initiatives.
However, social work's involvement in the temperance campaign offers an early example of a particularly poignant feature of such campaigns for justice.
The book's first two chapters survey the history of temperance and prohibition.
Beyond the possibility that it predates Brown's work--and thus that it is a black literary "first"--Greenly's book is important for a range of other reasons: like many recently "rediscovered" and recovered texts by nineteenth-century African Americans, it continues to thicken our sense of just how diverse black literary production was; it adds significantly to nascent discussions of black temperance literature; it is set, was written, and was published far from the "expected" locations of antebellum black literature; it addresses the agrarian ideals and calls for westward expansion that both undergird--and represent a deeply-understudied phenomenon--some pre-Civil War conceptions of African American identities.
They named their confederation the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), though they engaged in a brief debate over whether it was politically wise to include the word "Christian" in the organization's name.
Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan is on the trail of old bones, floating bodies, missing persons, and her childhood friend, Evangeline, who disappeared when she was a teenager.