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American Heart Association definition: A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of heart and vascular diseases.
American Nurses' Association definition: Professional society representing the field of nursing.
Association definition: A functional relationship between psychological phenomena of such nature that the presence of one tends to evoke the other; also, the process by which such a relationship is established.
Free Association definition: Spontaneous verbalization of whatever comes to mind.
Independent Practice Associations definition: A partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity that enters into an arrangement for the provision of services with persons who are licensed to practice medicine, osteopathy, and dentistry, and with other care personnel. Under an IPA arrangement, licensed professional persons provide services through the entity in accordance with a mutually accepted compensation arrangement, while retaining their private practices. Services under the IPA are marketed through a prepaid health plan. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
Mental Health Associations definition: Voluntary organizations which support educational programs and research in psychiatry with the objective of the promotion of mental health. An early association in the United States was founded as the National Committee for Mental Hygiene in 1909, became the Mental Health Association in 1976 and later the National Mental Health Association in 1980. State and local mental health associations in this country are chartered by the national organization and affiliated with it.
Self-Help Groups definition: Organizations which provide an environment encouraging social interactions through group activities or individual relationships especially for the purpose of rehabilitating or supporting patients, individuals with common health problems, or the elderly. They include therapeutic social clubs.
self help organization definition: organizations or groups which provide an environment encouraging social interactions through group activities or individual relationships especially for the purpose of rehabilitating or supporting patients, individuals with common health problems, or the elderly.
support group definition: A group of people with similar disease who meet to discuss how better to cope with their disease and treatment.
support group definition: Organized sources of information and assistance such as focused classes and organizations, telephone reassurance, and reliable Internet sites that address a specific topic such as parenting, alcoholism, obesity, and Alzheimer's disease.
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An Analysis of Human MicroRNA and Disease Associations

Ming Lu et al.

PLoS ONE , 15 Oct 2008

A Review of Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris and Rheumatologic Associations

Happy Chan et al.

Clinical and Developmental Immunology , 01 Mar 2004

STRING: a database of predicted functional associations between proteins

Christian von Mering et al.

Nucleic Acids Research , 01 Jan 2003

Integration of curated databases to identify genotype-phenotype associations

Chern-Sing Goh et al.

BMC Genomics , 12 Oct 2006

Pathophysiological lessons from rare associations of immunological disorders

Pierre Ronco et al.

Pediatric Nephrology (Berlin, Germany) , 01 Jan 2009

Associations between physical activity and depressive symptoms in women

Megan Teychenne et al.

The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity , 06 May 2008

Neural Dynamics of Learning Sound—Action Associations

Adam McNamara et al.

PLoS ONE , 03 Dec 2008

Associations between mortality and air pollution in central Europe.

A Peters et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives , 01 Apr 2000

Associations between air pollution and mortality in Phoenix, 1995-1997.

T F Mar et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives , 01 Apr 2000

Implicit Multisensory Associations Influence Voice Recognition

Katharina von Kriegstein et al.

PLoS Biology , 01 Oct 2006

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