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Affizierbarkeit

English translation: affectability

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German term or phrase:Affizierbarkeit
English translation:affectability
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21:57 Mar 1, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
German term or phrase: Affizierbarkeit
In a medical (depression, dysthymia) context, help with this, please:
Affizierbarkeit

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Warwick
jyxxer
Australia
Local time: 12:06
affectability
Explanation:
affizieren - to affect
[Reuter/Reuter, WB Medizin]
[Pschyrembel, Klinisch-Therap. WB]

See if that works within your context.
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 17:06
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naaffectFuad Yahya
naaffectivity
Vesna Zivcic
naaffectabilityUlrike Lieder


  

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1 hr
affectability


Explanation:
affizieren - to affect
[Reuter/Reuter, WB Medizin]
[Pschyrembel, Klinisch-Therap. WB]

See if that works within your context.

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 17:06
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Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 44

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Vesna Zivcic
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2 hrs
affectivity


Explanation:
Here is the definition of the term as seen in psychiatry:

"Affizierbarkeit = gefühlsmäßiges
Ansprechen auf Außenreize; affektives
Ansprechen nur im negativen Bereich"

also:
"positive and negative affectivity"


    See for yourself: Google > affectivity+depression+psychiatry
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 02:06
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Ulrike Lieder

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9 hrs
affect


Explanation:
The term "affect" here is a noun, to be distinguished from the verb "to affect."

It should also be distinguished from such nouns as "affectation" or "affection."

In It is defined as a feeling, usually a strong feeling or emotion, with some behavioral or physical implications. The emphasis, however, is on the feeling, not the consequences.

Fuad

Fuad Yahya
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Jan 8, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
LevelNon-PRO » PRO
Jan 8, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
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