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may have difficulty understanding normal conversation, espe- cially in noisy environments. To enhance communication abilities and increase quality of life, an audiologist will routinely prescribe a hearing aid or aids or assistive listening devices and assist in aural rehabilitation. Another common

In: Aural Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities
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she has and may give us a better idea of how some- one manages in their daily life. Low vision is more functionally defined as "a visual impairment not correctable by standard glasses, contact lenses, medicine or surgery that interferes with a person's ability to perform everyday activities" (NEI

In: Aural Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities

worldwide – was motivated by a nine years old girl’s own struggles with epilepsy. In 2008, this girl, called Cassidy Megan, wrote a letter to the International Bureau of Epilepsy and The International League Against Epilepsy describing that when she was diagnosed with epilepsy, she felt scared

In: The Patient-Doctor Dynamics

feeling that one is giving the other a life worth living, even if only for some days or weeks, is common to all caregivers. If these clones share the same feelings with other caregivers, then here could lie the answer to the question ‘What is it that makes us human?’ 3 Final Remarks In order to keep

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the consequent reactions of living beings. According to the classical reflex theory, a reflex is formed based on a reflex arc and culminates in action. Thus, modern research of human and animal cognition is a tribute to reductionism. Furthermore, in general, various manifestations of cognitive

In: Russian Cognitive Neuroscience
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: everyone is confronted by an adverse event at some point in his or her lifetime, and most people experience a number of stressors as they move through the life course. A key challenge facing scholars involves specifying precisely how religion offsets the noxious effects of stress. Fortunately, they do

In: Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health
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to mobilize the requisite middot (character traits) to inspire and motivate socially conscious living. Reb Zalman and his followers were strongly influenced by the human potential movement of the 1960s and 1970s. This shows in Renewal’s valuing of the personal quest for transcendence, a broad

In: Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health

events and precluding her from having a normal life. The shadows of the past seem to push her into painful experiences: the relationship with a funeral director called Adam, who also happens to be married, seems to be a fine arrangement initially, but she ends up suffering as she feels excluded from her

In: The Patient-Doctor Dynamics

correcting the world picture or the world). Therefore, these processes must be present as obligatory constituents in psychic life and are important more for evaluation of the adequacy of the subjects’ own knowledge, expectations, etc., regarding reality, than for perception itself. In living organisms, a

In: Russian Cognitive Neuroscience

Culture involves the unique behaviors, norms, language, traditions, art, literature, and technology that help form the deaf person's identity. Crit- ical to understanding living a life in a minority culture is to examine issues relative to those influenced by interaction within the majority culture. Dr

In: Handbook to Service the Deaf and Hard of Hearing