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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.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Attitude." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754560/all/attitude.
Attitude. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754560/all/attitude. Accessed June 5, 2023.
Attitude. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754560/all/attitude
Attitude [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 05]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/754560/all/attitude.
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