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Theory (Balance Theory) refers to the idea that relationships among one person (P), the other person (O), and an attitude object (X) may be either balanced or unbalanced. It is a conceptualization advanced by Fritz Heider which assumes that interpersonal relationships can be either balanced (integrated units with elements that fit together without stress ) or unbalanced (inconsistent units with elements that conflict with one another). Heider believed that unbalanced relationships create an unpleasant tension that must be relieved by changing some element of the system .
Acute Care which is a form of short-term care provided by many hospitals and long-term care facilities that may include specialised care for certain conditions that include stroke and diabetes, rehabilitation services, and/or post-surgical care and other services associated with the transition between the hospital and home.
nerve fiber inside it only at the beginning or end of a pressure stimulus, and is responsible for our perception of vibration and fine textures that are perceived when moving the fingers over a surface. Pacinian corpuscles are proprioceptor sensitive to pressure and vibration found in the subcutaneous, submucosa, subserous tissues around joints, external genitals, and mammary glands.