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Gain

A profit on a securities transaction recognized by selling a security for more than the security originally cost. The gain is the difference between the cost and the sale.

Gain

An increase in price or value. For example, if a stock opens at $10 and closes at $12, it is said to gain $2. Likewise, if one buys a house for $200,000, and its value is later assessed $325,000, the house has gained $125,000. See also: Capital gains, Paper gain, Uptick.

gain

The excess of the amount received as opposed to the amount expended in a transaction. For example, receipt of $4,500 from the sale of an asset with a book value of $3,000 results in a gain of $1,500. Compare loss.

gain

The profit on the sale of an asset.One may realize gain,as when property is taken in condemnation, but not recognize gain for tax purposes until a later date. When reading tax advice, it is extremely important to differentiate between these two concepts, as authors sometimes assume that all readers understand the difference.

Gain

The excess of the amount realized from a sale or exchange over the adjusted basis of the property sold or exchanged.
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Chronic illness can illustrate the difference between secondary gain and loss.
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This addressed the secondary gain she was receiving due to her maladaptive behaviors caused by her anxiety and fear.
Psychological variables which can significantly impede successful rehabilitation planning include: 1) secondary gain factors, especially monetary; 2) poor understanding of the condition and its natural course; 3) chronic pain dynamics, which should be examined when typical medical and/or rehabilitation interventions have proven ineffectual.
Dekel acknowledged that the studies were limited by their small size, the use of telephone interviews, and the potential for car accident victims to be seeking secondary gains through insurance compensation.
However, those are secondary gains, because network convergence should be more focused on creating the next generation of services that will enable business customers and partners to increase value.
There are secondary gains to invisibility that nurses themselves must shed.
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So the questions still remain: Are female inmates less healthy, do they use health services more often, and do they use them for secondary gains more often than men?
Then there's bias, which can occur whenever there are secondary gains to be obtained from the autopsy as well as loved ones who are trying to color the truth to put the deceased partner or friend in a more positive light.
They are: (1) to obtain information from available family members on the client's and their own expectations for vocational rehabilitation and on the client's limitations and strengths in terms of independent living; (2) to identify the family's current needs in relation to the disability, their knowledge of the vocational rehabilitation process, and any family obstacles that could inhibit progress towards rehabilitation goals, such as overprotectiveness, secondary gains that appear more rewarding than rehabilitation achievements, and lack of interest in rehabilitation; (3) to identify the family's expectations both for the client's rehabilitation and for the role of the rehabilitation counselor; and (4) to communicate necessary information and support.