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Definition of Disinhibit
1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]
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1. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"Although men may use these AODs, they may also use stimulants to disinhibit aggressive or risk-taking behaviors. People with passive-aggressive personality ..."
2. Critical Perspectives On Racial And Ethnic Differences In Health In Late Life by Norman B. Anderson, Rodolfo A. Bulatao, Barney Cohen (2004)
"Low levels of vagal cardiovascular influence serve to disinhibit sympathoexcitatory influences. Due to differences in the temporal kinetics of the autonomic ..."
3. Individual Differences in the Behavioral Etiology of Drug Abuse edited by Harold W. Gordon, Meyer D. Glantz (1997)
"... individuals at heightened risk for SA may further disinhibit these individuals, thereby augmenting affective and behavioral dysregulation and increasing ..."
4. Preventing Teenage Pregnancy: What Educators Need to Know by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Television viewing was suggested to have an effect on sexual behavior when programs served to: initiate or model; "disinhibit" existing behavioral ..."
5. Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Research (1991): The Third Triennial Report to edited by MaryLouise Embrey, Christine R. Hartel (1999)
"... in view of the fact that electrophysiological studies show the ability of opioids to disinhibit, thus indirectly activating, granule cells in the ..."
6. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"Tryptophan depletion has also been reported to disinhibit or even promote aggression in normal males (Pihl et al. 1995). However, this effect has not been ..."