Tag: "portend" at medical news
Comforting behavior mistaken for movement disorder
... been sexually abused, Mink said. "It also doesn't portend
any sexual deviancy later in life," Mink said. "It's such a common and normal behavior that it's nothing to worry about. It's not appropriate to punish children for it. They associate it with comfort, like thumb-sucking." Some parents, after hearing ...
Possible predictors of relationship violence
...e specific acts and tactics of mate retention that portend
the possibility of future violence in relationships in order to prevent it before it has been enacted," the authors conclude....