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environmental hazards

environmental factors that pose some danger to an organism or community, such as exposed electrical wiring in a home or workplace and nuclear reactors or lead smelters in a community. Chronic exposure to environmental hazards is linked to both psychological and physiological stress.

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concrete attitude

concrete attitude

a cognitive style that is directed to specific objects and immediate stimuli. A person who exhibits a concrete attitude tends not to make abstract comparisons and will not usually respond to abstract qualities, concepts, or categories. Compare abstract attitude. [defined by Kurt Goldstein]