Example sentences for: peers

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  • This is consistent with a national trend of an increasing physician supply of family physicians/general practitioners in rural communities [ 24 ] . Interestingly, rural providers were also more likely to be board-certified than their urban and suburban peers.

  • He lives them, wears them, and so is proofed against the temptation to follow the (logical) sequel to bourgeois success--the urge to abandon the self-denial that made it all possible, to mock your colleagues and spurn your peers, to return no e-mail, to call in sick from the beach house, to drink $20 bottles of wine every night, to watch porno movies in bed with ironic comp-lit graduate students, and to vanish for days on end in pursuit of un-bourgeois happiness.

  • In children, the rate of occurrence has customarily been given as 3 to 5%, but recent studies show the condition is present in 15% or more of school age populations [ 11 12 ] . Persistence of ADHD into adulthood has been shown to occur in 30 to 50% (or more) of childhood cases [ 13 ] , depending on the criteria used [ 14 ] . It is clear that adults with a history of ADHD in childhood have greater difficulty functioning compared to their non-ADHD peers [ 15 ] . One example is the higher rate of substance use disorders in ADHD adults compared to the general population [ 16 ] , such use often viewed as a kind of "self-medication" of unpleasant emotions [ 16 ] . In obesity, similar patterns of eating (seeking immediate gratification, using food to reduce dysphoria) have been observed [ 17 ] , though not previously linked to ADHD.

  • The post-'98 election House leadership results demonstrated that a sizable percentage of Largent's peers were ready to elevate him into a leadership role, as well as Watts.

  • Clinical trials whose objective was to make the underweight as healthy as their normal-weight peers (presumably by addressing the underlying conditions that caused the low weight) could be performed efficiently using either YOL or YHL as the outcome measure.


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