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Definition of Hypervigilant
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Literary usage of Hypervigilant
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1. Critical Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life by Norman B. Anderson, Rodolfo A. Bulatao, Barney Cohen (2004)
"In addition, such individuals tend to be hypervigilant, distrustful, and wary; often find themselves in ambiguous situations with respect to unfair ..."
2. Syria and the Middle East Peace Process by Alasdair Drysdale, Raymond A. Hinnebusch (1991)
"Syria considers itself an embattled country that is surrounded by enemies and that must be hypervigilant in countering externally instigated plots against ..."
3. The Legacy of Vietnam Veterans and Their Families: Survivors of War edited by Dennis K. Rhoades, Michael R. Leaveck, James C. Hudson (1996)
"... become anxious and hypervigilant trying to stay aware of the potential dangers. They continually mentally rehearse outcomes to various potentially ..."