(a.) Of or pertaining to a spouse or marriage; nuptial; matrimonial; conjugal; bridal; as, spousal rites; spousal ornaments.
(n.) Marriage; nuptials; espousal; -- generally used in the plural; as, the spousals of Hippolita.
(1) One-year graft survival was 98% in HLA-identical grafts (n = 73), 91% in haploidentical grafts (n = 411), 89% in 2 haplotype-mismatched related grafts (n = 38), and 85% in spousal donor grafts (n = 71).
(2) The attitudes and practices of 96 doctors toward spousal assault victims in the Australian Capital Territory, Australia, were investigated by questionnaire surveys distributed to general practitioners.
(3) As information about the incidence and prevalence of spousal and child abuse came to light, data emerged regarding dependent elderly being abused by adult caregivers, often their children.
(4) The importance of making the correct diagnosis and the avoidance of unwarranted spousal dysharmony is stressed.
(5) NK activity and plasma concentrations of epinephrine, norepinephrine, and neuropeptide Y were measured in depressed patients (n = 19) and age- and gender-matched controls (n = 19), and in Alzheimer spousal caregivers (n = 48) and matched noncaregiver controls (n = 17).
(6) If anything, the danger to Trump’s ambitions is coming from inside the house, with his frothingly deranged spokesperson Michael Cohen, a man 30 years out-of-date on spousal rape laws who sounds like a Queens mook in a tracksuit who traps a mom in her car in the Stop & Shop parking lot because he thinks she took his space, beats on the hood and screams, Do you know who my uncle is?
(7) Kelly Dittmar of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University pointed to the phenomenon known as “spousal reflection” in which the presence of a spouse can have an impact, positive or negative, on the candidate.
(8) Removal of spousal authorization requirements has been shown to increase the use of family planning services.
(9) When an elderly patient enters residential care, tensions often arise because the patient's partner attempts to defend a threatened spousal role that is incompatible with the new setting.
(10) There is a need to integrate interpersonal, spousal and family interventions into the well developed pharmacological and individual psychological therapies for depressive illness.
(11) This is in contrast to the larger and significant spousal correlations observed for high-school test scores.
(12) A lack of spousal sexual activity is a common preceding factor.
(13) A total of 141 elderly outpatient subjects (two medical clinic groups of 20 each, 45 recurrent depressed subjects, 21 spousally bereaved subjects, and 35 healthy controls) received comprehensive physical examinations, reviews of symptoms, and laboratory testing.
(14) The Court upheld Pennsylvania's law defining medical emergency, as construed by the Court of Appeals; allowed a 24-hour waiting period for women who must 1st hear information about pregnancy and abortion to insure thoughtful informed consent; allowed a parental consent provision, with a judicial bypass; and allowed a recordkeeping and reporting requirement; but disallowed a spousal notification requirement, noting that "[a] State may not give to a man the kind of dominion over his wife that parents exercise over their children."
(15) Self- and other-rated depression was compared in spousal caregivers for 23 SDAT patients, 23 PD with dementia patients, and 23 control subjects.
(16) In conclusion, this preliminary study of 2-month outcome to spousal bereavement found (1) most widows and widowers had social supports and lack of such supports was not related to outcome; (2) a clinical depressive syndrome was common, and a history of past depressions was associated with poor outcome; (3) more subjects increased alcohol consumption and cigarette use after their loss than decreased their use, but a past history of problems with alcohol was not related to outcome; (4) female, younger, and poorer survivors had the worst outcomes; (5) more disturbed marital relationships correlated highly with poor outcomes; (6) when the deceased spouse died without warning and without a prolonged illness, the survivor was more apt to have a difficult adjustment; and (7) the continued presence of active grief was associated with increased levels of anxiety, somatization, interpersonal sensitivity, and depression.
(17) For male candidates the concept of spousal reflection is that you use your female spouse to reflect the masculinity and leadership of the man, as a benefit to him.
(18) Physicians in the 2 surveys tend to ascribe greater importance than clinical staff to marital status, religious conflicts, marital stability, and spousal consent.
(19) This paper discusses the effects of gender on dementia management plans of spousal caregivers.
(20) Multivariant analysis with a stepwise logistic regression model delineated the four factors most significantly associated with the initiation of breast-feeding: positive spousal attitude toward breast-feeding, orthodox religious belief, nonsmoking, and work outside of the home during the pregnancy.
(n.) A man or woman engaged or joined in wedlock; a married person, husband or wife.
(n.) A married man, in distinct from a spousess or married woman; a bridegroom or husband.
(n.) To wed; to espouse.
(1) The results indicated that 48% of the sample either regularly checked their own skin or had it checked by another person (such as a spouse), and 17% had been screened by a general practitioner in the preceding 12 months.
(2) A series of hierarchical multiple regressions revealed the effects of Surgency, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Emotional Stability, and Intellect on evoking upset in spouses through condescension (e.g., treating spouse as stupid or inferior), possessiveness (demanding too much time and attention), abuse (slapping spouse), unfaithfulness (having sex with others), inconsiderateness (leaving toilet seat up), moodiness (crying a lot), alcohol abuse (drinking too much alcohol), emotional constriction (hiding emotions to act tough), and self-centeredness (acting selfishly).
(3) Nurses have a responsibility to care for the spouse caregiver as well as the patient.
(4) No significant differences in any of the measures were found in spouses.
(5) In this longitudinal study, involving twice monthly samples from each participant and carried out in two phases lasting at least six and three months respectively, we have confirmed that fluctuations in T8+ cells occur in patients with MS and also found a significant reduction in this lymphocyte subpopulation in patients' spouses but not their siblings, compared with unrelated controls.
(6) It seems to be working: nearly a quarter of online daters have met a long-term partner or spouse through the sites.
(7) Neither the sufferers and their spouses, nor the 20 couples who constituted the control group, showed any relationship between partners with respect to angular displacement.
(8) Using confirmatory factor analysis on an independent sample (N = 377), these dimensions were tested for factorial invariance across spouse and nonspouse caregivers and between caregivers of persons with cancer and those caring for persons with Alzheimer's disease.
(9) But I have heard from other people who have lost spouses in this way, and fathers and mothers, and anger is perfectly appropriate.
(10) Husband's self-care activities, uncertainty, and husband's physical and mental symptoms were concerns that spouses frequently reported at T2.
(11) Who else in American politics would be so audacious as to have one spouse accept money from foreign governments and businesses while the other charted American foreign policy?” Schweizer asks.
(12) Compared to our subjects, Coombs found spouses were either housewives or held lower level jobs rather than demanding careers, and consequently our subjects experienced greater difficulty meeting demands of everyday life (cooking, cleaning, child care).
(13) Spouses, elite elderly, and young subjects did not differ in their ability to recognize correctly recently heard stimuli or to complete word stems.
(14) Product-moment correlations for FVC of spouse pairs were 0.18 (n = 90 pairs) if neither smoked, 0.013 (n = 45 pairs) if only the wife smoked, 0.18 (n = 118 pairs) if only the husband smoked, and -0.04 (n = 83 pairs) if both smoked.
(15) Articles in the popular press notwithstanding, data from the 1984 National Long-term Care Survey indicate that a relatively small number of adult children and spouses assume the multiple responsibilities of elder care and child care or employment.
(16) On the other hand, in the "Ms" (as in other "panmixed" populations) positive assortative mating among hereditary-predisposed persons is a more significant factor influencing family transmission of EFP, since the correlation between probands and their spouses is rpp = 0.31 (p less than 0.001) in the "Ms", as compared to rpp = 0.19 (p less than 0.1) in the "Rs".
(17) Significant associations were found in the relationship of suicide potential to verbal attack by spouse (p = .03), vacillation in the last two weeks (p = .02), and vacillation since the first serious discussion of divorce (p = .02).
(18) The only factor which affected degree of adjustment was communication with the spouse.
(19) We compared self- and spouse reports of snoring and other symptoms of sleep apnea syndrome ascertained from married couples in a community-based survey.
(20) Functional status is defined as the woman's performance of activities related to her possible multiple roles of spouse, parent, homemaker, community member, and worker.