Tendency to feel anger toward and to seek to inflict harm upon a person or group.
A strong emotional feeling of displeasure aroused by being interfered with, injured or threatened.
Established behavior pattern characterized by excessive drive and ambition, impatience, competitiveness, sense of time urgency, and poorly contained aggression.
A totalitarian system of government in which a single authoritarian party controls state-owned means of production with the professed aim of establishing a classless society.
Behavior which may be manifested by destructive and attacking action which is verbal or physical, by covert attitudes of hostility or by obstructionism.
Check list, usually to be filled out by a person about himself, consisting of many statements about personal characteristics which the subject checks.
Struggle or disagreement between parents, parent and child or other members of a family.
Standardized objective tests designed to facilitate the evaluation of personality.
Behavior-response patterns that characterize the individual.
A process of differentiation having for its goal the development of the individual personality.
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
The state of estrangement individuals feel in cultural settings that they view as foreign, unpredictable, or unacceptable.
Voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be as one's own child, usually with legal confirmation.
The process of cumulative change at the level of DNA; RNA; and PROTEINS, over successive generations.
The process of cumulative change over successive generations through which organisms acquire their distinguishing morphological and physiological characteristics.
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Travel to another country for the purpose of medical treatment.
A system of government in which there is free and equal participation by the people in the political decision-making process.
Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.
Invertebrate organisms that live on or in another organism (the host), and benefit at the expense of the other. Traditionally excluded from definition of parasites are pathogenic BACTERIA; FUNGI; VIRUSES; and PLANTS; though they may live parasitically.
United Nations' action to intervene in conflict between the nation of Kuwait and occupying Iraqi forces, occurring from 1990 through 1991.
Software used to locate data or information stored in machine-readable form locally or at a distance such as an INTERNET site.
A chromosome disorder associated either with an extra chromosome 21 or an effective trisomy for chromosome 21. Clinical manifestations include hypotonia, short stature, brachycephaly, upslanting palpebral fissures, epicanthus, Brushfield spots on the iris, protruding tongue, small ears, short, broad hands, fifth finger clinodactyly, Simian crease, and moderate to severe INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY. Cardiac and gastrointestinal malformations, a marked increase in the incidence of LEUKEMIA, and the early onset of ALZHEIMER DISEASE are also associated with this condition. Pathologic features include the development of NEUROFIBRILLARY TANGLES in neurons and the deposition of AMYLOID BETA-PROTEIN, similar to the pathology of ALZHEIMER DISEASE. (Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p213)
A highly contagious infectious disease caused by MORBILLIVIRUS, common among children but also seen in the nonimmune of any age, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and multiplies in the epithelial cells, spreading throughout the MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM.
The type species of MORBILLIVIRUS and the cause of the highly infectious human disease MEASLES, which affects mostly children.
A live attenuated virus vaccine of chick embryo origin, used for routine immunization of children and for immunization of adolescents and adults who have not had measles or been immunized with live measles vaccine and have no serum antibodies against measles. Children are usually immunized with measles-mumps-rubella combination vaccine. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
An irrational reaction compounded of grief, loss of self-esteem, enmity against the rival and self criticism.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
Mobilization of human, financial, capital, physical and or natural resources to generate goods and services.
The units based on political theory and chosen by countries under which their governmental power is organized and administered to their citizens.
A plant genus of the family SIMAROUBACEAE. Members contain ailantinols and other quassinoids.
A set of beliefs concerning the nature, cause, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency. It usually involves devotional and ritual observances and often a moral code for the conduct of human affairs. (Random House Collegiate Dictionary, rev. ed.)
Irreversible cessation of all bodily functions, manifested by absence of spontaneous breathing and total loss of cardiovascular and cerebral functions.
The interrelationship of psychology and religion.
The religion stemming from the life, teachings, and death of Jesus Christ: the religion that believes in God as the Father Almighty who works redemptively through the Holy Spirit for men's salvation and that affirms Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior who proclaimed to man the gospel of salvation. (From Webster, 3d ed)