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in the Scots law of civil remedies, the remedy to have a writing annulled. In lower courts it can only be done OPE EXCEPTIONIS, by way of defence.
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Students who are deemed too socially anxious for groups could be encouraged to use computerized anxiety reduction programs to enhance their coping skills.
Clearly, use of this substance for anxiety reduction is not morally offensive for these participants and they do not negatively judge others who self-medicate for this purpose.
Certainly, the longer someone engages with exercise - over a matter of weeks and months - the greater the degree of regularity (two to three times a week, for example), the more intense and longer-lasting the positive effects on mood and anxiety reduction are likely to be.
The dog is treated with one drug, the anxiety reduction is observed and a careful history is kept of the efficacy.
Insight versus desensitization in psychotherapy: An experiment in anxiety reduction.
Women who report chronic, severe trait anxiety are at the highest risk of having shorter gestations and smaller babies, conclude the authors, and anxious women should be identified early in or prior to pregnancy for anxiety reduction.
She specializes in utilizing guided imagery as an adjunct to chiropractic treatment for injury healing, pain management, stress and anxiety reduction and injury rehabilitation.
The amount of anxiety reduction was highly significant and comparable to that achieved by TM, with a remarkable effect size d (calculated following Cohen, 1988) of .
The results of this study appear to support the belief that some forms of drug abuse may be related to anxiety reduction.
Anecdotes from the author's and other play therapists' practices discuss the use of dogs in exercises for anxiety reduction, treatment for grief and loss, confidence building, weight reduction and fitness, work with behavioral and social difficulties.