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[Italian attitudine fr L. aptitudo, fitness]
1. Bodily posture or position, esp. of the limbs. A particular attitude may be a symptom of disease, e.g., the stereotyped posturing assumed by catatonics. 2. A long-standing point of view that guides or influences one’s behaviors; a predisposition to think about things and respond to them in internally consistent or patterned ways.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Attitude." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754560/all/attitude.
Attitude. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754560/all/attitude. Accessed September 15, 2019.
Attitude. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754560/all/attitude
Attitude [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 15]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754560/all/attitude.
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