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SANGUINE TYPE

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Proposed by Roman physician Galen (129-215), one of the four types of constitution and temperament. Galen espoused the belief that a ruddy complexion and cheery mindset presented by some individuals was because of the dominance of the blood in comparison to other bodily fluids.

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SCHOOL COUNSELING

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Support, provided by or outside the school to pupils, family, and other caregivers, which focuses primarily on pupils' educational, individual, interpersonal, and occupation modification, improvement, and attainment. Guidance is offered by credentialed and licensed practitioners at all academic stages, from primary school throughout university and postgraduate education.

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SECONDARY CARE

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Provision of a specialized medical service by a physician specialist or a hospital on referral by a primary care physician. Compare with: primary care; tertiary care.

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SJOGREN-LARSSON SYNDROME

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an autosomal recessive condition that features scaly skin, mental retardation and spasticity that can be caused by several genetic factors. It was reported in 1957 by Torsten Sjogren (1896-1974), Swedish physician, and lage Konrad Leopold Larsson (1905- ), Swedish scientist

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SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE

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a non-profit organisation of scientists and physicians studying the brain and nervous system.

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SOHVAL-SOFFER SYNDROME

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a rare and possibly hereditary disease with mental retardation and testicular deficiency, skeletal anomalies and diabetes mellitus. It was reported in 1953 by Arthur R. Sohval (1904- ) and Louis J. Soffer (1904- ), U.S. physicians)

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US DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (VA)

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an agency of the United States government mandated in 1930 to deliver the laws supplying benefits and other services to veterans, and their beneficiaries and dependents. Its goal is to service United States veterans and their families with sympathy and care; to be their primary advocate in guaranteeing they receive heath care services, benefits, social reinforcements, and lasting memorials; and to encourage the health, wellbeing, and dignity of all veterans with acknowledgement of their service to the country.

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