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volition

 [vo-lish´un]
the act or power of willing. adj., adj voli´tional.

vo·li·tion

(vō-li'shŭn),
The conscious impulse to perform any act or to abstain from its performance; voluntary action.
[L. volo,, to wish]

volition

[vōlish′ən]
Etymology: L, voluntas, inclination
1 the act, power, or state of willing or choosing.
2 the conscious impulse to perform or to abstain from an act. volitional, adj.

volition

See will.

vo·li·tion

(vŏ-lish'ŭn)
The conscious impulse to perform any act or to abstain from its performance; voluntary action.
[L. volo,, to wish]

volition

the act or power of willing.

Patient discussion about volition

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A. i miss Seattle... here is a link to "Autism Spectrum Treatment and Research (ASTAR) Center". a well know establishment:

http://www.astarcenter.org/

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