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Attributional-style questionnaire (ASQ) refers to a questionnaire designed to assess a person's habitual pattern of attributing events in a certain way (e.g., to internal forces or external ones, to forces that influence just that event or to broader forces).

Attributions refer to explanations or reasons that people make of the things that happen to them.

Attributive relations refer to relations between words that indicate the attributes of a given word,such as square as an attribute for table.
Atypical means abnormal, not typical, not usual, not normal. Atypical is often used to refer to the appearance of precancerous or cancerous cells.

Atypical antidepressants refer to a recently developed group of medications that work in varied ways on serotonin, norepinephrine , and dopamine systems to combat the symptoms of depression.

Atypical antipsychotic refers to the type of medication that is beneficial for psychotic patients but does not produce extrapyramidal motor side effects and may not be associated with increased risk of tardive dyskinesia .

Atypical antipsychotics refer to drugs that seem to be even more effective in treating Schizophrenia than Phenothiazines without the same neurological side effects; they bind to a different type of dopamine receptor than other neuroleptic drugs
Atypical development refers to the development that deviates from the typical developmental pathway in a way that is harmful to the individual.