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Daily hassle refers to everyday events that people experience as harmful, threatening, or annoying.

Daily hassles is defined as minor daily stressful events which are believed to have a cumulative effect in increasing the likelihood of illness . They are everyday events that people experience as harmful, threatening, or annoying.
Daily Life Therapy (HIGASHI) refers to a programme that aims to provide autistic children with a systematic education through group dynamics, modelling and physical activity.

Daily Value is a standard used in nutritional labeling .
Daimonic is a term which according to May refers to any human attribute or function that in moderation is positive but in excess is negative.
DAISY Files refers to a non-proprietary format for electronic text that allows for the pairing of text with an MP3 file. DAISY requires a specialised playback device or computer software to use. The system also allows the student to navigate through the text via word, heading, chapter or page. (See Digital Accessible Information System )

Dale-Chall Index refers to a method of determining the read- ability level of written material by looking at the number of commonly known words used in the document.
Dance movement therapy refers to a method of helping individuals integrate psychological and physiological processes so that they can better understand their own feelings , thoughts, and memories by expressing themselves through movement or dance.

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