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Conversion

Conversion

An unconscious defense mechanism by which the anxiety that stems from intrapsychic conflict is converted and expressed in a symbolic somatic.

Origin: L. Con = with, versio = turning


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licorice root a stress reliever?

... Stewart et al.4 proposed that licorice acts by inhibiting renal 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase activity, thereby diminishing the conversion of cortisol to cortisone and resulting in high renal levels of cortisol [...] [D]ecreased urinary ratios of cortisone to cortisol metabolites ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:09 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: licorice root a stress reliever?
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by thornthor
Sun Nov 03, 2013 5:48 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Number of water molecules produced by cellular respiration
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by mkay28
Tue Sep 24, 2013 10:43 pm
 
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Topic: cAMP 2nd Messenger Pathway and Experiments
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Re: CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?

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by Cat
Mon May 20, 2013 2:21 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?
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Re: CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?

... sugar. I'm not saying it's willing, but it is the purpose. There is difference between these two. NO. I mean non-living matter to live organism conversion... Micelle to liposome to bacteria thing... Where is the cycle? I see only one direction.

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by JackBean
Sun May 05, 2013 2:13 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?
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