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1. an assemblage of objects having certain things in common.
2. a number of atoms forming a recognizable and usually transferable portion of a molecule.
activity g's groups of individuals with similar needs for occupational therapy who are working on the correction of problems that they hold in common.
azo group the bivalent radical, -N=N-.
blood group see blood group.
control group see control (def. 3).
Diagnosis-Related G's see diagnosis-related groups.
encounter group a sensitivity group in which the members strive to gain emotional rather than intellectual insight, with emphasis on the expression of interpersonal feelings in the group situation.
focus g's individuals with a common interest who meet to explore a problem in depth.
PLT group [psittacosis-lymphogranuloma venereum-trachoma] alternative name for genus Chlamydia.
prosthetic group
1. an organic radical, nonprotein in nature, which together with a protein carrier forms an enzyme.
2. a cofactor tightly bound to an enzyme, i.e., it is an integral part of the enzyme and not readily dissociated from it.
3. a cofactor that may reversibly dissociate from the protein component of an enzyme; a coenzyme.
sensitivity group (sensitivity training group) a nonclinical group intended for persons without severe emotional problems, focusing on self-awareness, self-understanding, and interpersonal interactions and aiming to develop skills in leadership, management, counseling, or other roles. Called also T-group and training group.
support group
1. a group made up of individuals with a common problem, usually meeting to express feelings, vent frustrations, and explore effective coping strategies. Education is a component of some support groups.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the use of a group environment to provide emotional support and health-related information for members.
support group (omaha) in the omaha system, regular planned gatherings to accomplish some compatible goal.
group therapy a form of psychotherapy in which a group of patients meets regularly with a group leader, usually a therapist. The group may be balanced, having patients with diverse problems and attitudes, or it may be composed of patients who all have similar diagnoses or issues to resolve. In some groups, patients may be basically mentally healthy but trying to work through external stressors, such as job loss, natural disasters, or physical illness. Self-help groups are groups of people with a commonality of diagnosis (e.g., alcoholism, overeating, or a particular chronic physical illness) or of experience (e.g., rape, incest) and a leader who may be not a therapist but rather one who has experienced a similar problem or situation.

From hearing how the group leader or other members feel about this behavior, the patient may gain insight into his or her anxieties and conflicts. The group may provide emotional support for self-revelation and a structured environment for trying out new ways of relating to people. In contrast, there are other groups that focus on altering behavior, with less or minimal attention paid to gaining insight into the causes of the problems.
therapy group in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the application of psychotherapeutic techniques to a group, including the utilization of interactions between members of the group. See also group therapy.
training group sensitivity group.
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train·ing group (T group),

any group emphasizing training in self-awareness and group dynamics. See: sensitivity training group.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

train·ing group

(trān'ing grūp)
1. Any group emphasizing training in self-awareness and group dynamics.
2. biowarfare Group of people practicing to respond to an act of bioterrorism.
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The subjects in both training groups completed all training and testing sessions, and no training-related injuries were sustained.
In the second arm, the children received the CBT intervention and, in addition, their parents participated in a 9-week concurrent training group based on the FRIENDS program.
BECAUSE RETRIEVERS ARE POPULAR, finding or forming a training group is easy.
Researchers found that the intensive skills training group used female condoms more consistently, but both the experimental and comparison groups also continued to use male condoms consistently.
THE BHA'S welfare and training group has taken over responsibilities from the industry body responsible for stud and stable staff issues, which was set up in June 2004 in the wake of the Donoughue Commission report but has been disbanded, writes Howard Wright.
The students, members of Liverpool council's Schools Parliament, worked with professional training group After Thought.
Parc Aviation Ltd (Parc), a supplier of flight crew, has been acquired by Oxford Aviation Academy (OAA), a flight crew training group.
69% in the training group, and inhaler use fell two percent and 46%, respectively.
One patient in the brace group and one patient in the training group had surgery after completing their assigned treatment.
Doss most recently was president of Khyber Interactive Associates LCC, a tactical training group based in Arizona.
The National Heritage Training Group, an independent specialist sector skills organisation, found a major skills shortage in the heritage construction industry in Wales.

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