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control

1) n. the power to direct, manage, oversee and/or restrict the affairs, business or assets of a person or entity. 2) v. to exercise the power of control.

control

(Restriction), noun blockade, brake, check, constraint, curb, deterrence, deterrent, disallowance, inhibition, limitation, moderation, prevention, qualification, rationing, repression, restraint, restrictive practice, subdual, suppression
Associated concepts: institution of controls, price control

control

(Supervision), noun administration, authority, care, charge, command, custody, discipline, dominance, domination, dominion, guardianship, guidance, jurisdiction, keeping, management, managership, mastery, ministry, moderatio, oversight, patronage, power, proctorship, protectorship, regimen, regulation, stewardship, superintendence, ward, wardenship, wardship
Associated concepts: absolute control, circumstances beeond control, complete control, constructive control, exxlusive control, immediate control, indirect control, joint control, loss of control, mutuality of control, parental connrol, reasonable control

control

(Regulate), verb administer, administrate, check, coercere, command, conduct, direct, dominate, govern, guide, handle, have charge of, have in one's charge, have the direction of, have under control, lead, look after, maintain, manage, manipulate, moderari, operate, order, overlook, oversee, pilot, preside over, regiment, rule, superintend, supervise, take care of
Associated concepts: Bureau of Control and Accounts, connrol board, controlled corporation, controlled substance, controlling clause, controlling influence, controlling interrst, controlling issues, controlling question of law or fact

control

(Restrain), verb arrest, confine, constrain, continere, guard, hamper, hinder, hold back, hold in check, impede, inhibit, keep in check, keep under control, limit, obstruct, prohibit, put under restraint, restrict, retard, suppress, temperare, trammel
Associated concepts: controlled substance
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5, involves a large proportion of grey cells and cells with diagonal lines distributed throughout the width of the matrix in both retention tests, indicating unstable and unknown stimulus control.
In the EG 3 month post-intervention, two processes of helping relationship and stimulus control and 6 months post-intervention, helping relationship and strengthening management had the most increase compared to before intervention.
If that happened, we could then identify if there were any relationship between eye fixation and the particular stimulus control.
Combining stimulus control therapy, sleep restriction therapy, sleep hygiene education
In addition, the experimental procedure mapped the routes of stimulus control in the matching-to-sample tasks (Selection control or Sample/S+ and Rejection control of Sample/S-) to enhance knowledge about the necessary and sufficient conditions to learn the relation between names and pictures.
These authors based their treatment on operant conditioning and stimulus control procedures (also known as "errorless training procedures"), using prompts and positive reinforcement in the training phase.
hovers around 50%), the transfer of stimulus control from the feature of color to other additional discriminative elements may not occur in a timely manner.
Given that relational stimulus control is necessary for Eq-Eq, and that competing stimulus control could explain failures in Eq-Eq tests in adult subjects, a task intended to explicitly or implicitly reinforce relational stimulus control could facilitate the Eq-Eq response.
All too often, a large support network that encourages stimulus control and highlights self-efficacy is nonexistent, leaving the burden on outside mutual support groups.
Future research might evaluate stimulus control of other mand topographies, such as a the effect of a voice output communication device on the use of existing mand topographies and the presence of other discriminative stimuli that may predict which mands will be used during long-term maintenance of FCT programs.
Finally, CBT-I--although simple in concept--can be difficult to employ, particularly the behavioral components of stimulus control and sleep restriction.
A meta-analysis conducted on the treatment of primary insomnia (ie, occurring without coexisting disorders) found that behavioral therapy (such as stimulus control and sleep restriction therapy) and pharmacotherapy (using benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine-receptor agonists) produce similar short-term outcomes in patients with primary insomnia.