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Familial Motor Neuron Disease -- See Motor Neuron Disease


Diseases characterized by a selective degeneration of the motor neurons of the spinal cord, brainstem, or motor cortex. Clinical subtypes are distinguished by the major site of degeneration. In AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS there is involvement of upper, lower, and brainstem motor neurons. In progressive muscular atrophy and related syndromes (see MUSCULAR ATROPHY, SPINAL) the motor neurons in the spinal cord are primarily affected. With progressive bulbar palsy (BULBAR PALSY, PROGRESSIVE), the initial degeneration occurs in the brainstem. In primary lateral sclerosis, the cortical neurons are affected in isolation. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1089)
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Familial Tremor -- See Essential Tremor


A relatively common disorder characterized by a fairly specific pattern of tremors which are most prominent in the upper extremities and neck, inducing titubations of the head. The tremor is usually mild, but when severe may be disabling. An autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance may occur in some families (i.e., familial tremor). (Mov Disord 1988;13(1):5-10)
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Familiarity -- See Recognition, Psychology


The knowledge or perception that someone or something present has been previously encountered.
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Family -- See Also Consanguinity


The magnitude of INBREEDING in humans.
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Family.   293
Family -- Abstracts.   3
Family advocacy.   c1981 1
Family -- Bibliography.   3
Family -- Canada -- Legislation.     1
Family -- Canada -- Periodicals.     1
 

Family Caregivers -- See Caregivers


Persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability. They may provide the care in the home, in a hospital, or in an institution. Although caregivers include trained medical, nursing, and other health personnel, the concept also refers to parents, spouses, or other family members, friends, members of the clergy, teachers, social workers, fellow patients.
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Family -- Case Reports.   2
Family Characteristics.   24
Family Characteristics -- economics   2011 1
Family Characteristics -- Statistics.   1971 1
Family Characteristics -- United States.   1991 1
Family Characteristics -- United States -- Statistics.   4
Family -- Collected Works.   5
Family Conflict.   2010 1
Family Conflict -- psychology.   6
Family -- Congresses.   13
Family -- Connecticut.   1969 1
 

Family ecological therapy -- See Ecological family therapy


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Family -- education -- Nurses' Instruction.   c1986 1
Family -- England.   c1977 1
Family -- Essays.   7
Family -- ethnology -- United States.   c2005 1
Family -- Europe -- Legislation.   1991- 1
Family -- Europe -- Periodicals.   1991- 1
Family -- Great Britain.   2
Family -- Handbooks.   c1986 1
Family Health.   56
Family Health -- China.   c2005 1
Family Health -- Collected Works.   c1999 1
Family Health -- Congresses.   c1992 1
Family Health -- ethnology.   2005 1
Family Health -- Nurses' Instruction.   4
Family Health -- Periodicals.   4
Family -- history.   3
Family -- history -- United States.   1978 1
 

Family Life Cycles -- See Family


A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.
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Family Members -- See Family


A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.
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Family -- New Hampshire.   1982 1
Family -- Nurses' Instruction.   23
Family Nursing.   10
Family Nursing -- methods.   3
Family Nursing -- methods -- Handbooks.   c2012 1
Family -- Nursing texts.   16
 

Family-Patient Lodging -- See Housing


Living facilities for humans.
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Family -- Periodicals.   24
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