Psychology Word of the Day

MUTUAL SUPPORT GROUPS

November 5, 2011

are groups which exist across the globe consisting of members with a shared problem or affliction which meet to offer advice and discuss their shared life problem.

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SQUEEZE TECHNIQUE

November 5, 2011

technique used for overcoming premature ejaculation. The penis is stimulated until the man is well aroused, then the partner squeezes the penis briefly where the head of the penis joins the shaft. The

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LOD SCORE

November 5, 2011

is used to determine whether or not the data held of two gene loci indicates they are linked, meaning they're close enough to each other to have a effect.

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CORRECTIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

November 5, 2011

a department of forensic psychology affiliated with the use of counseling and medicinal approaches toward juvenile wrongdoers and criminals alike in jails, reformatories, and more. These individuals a

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DOMINANCE-SUBORDINATION RELATIONSHIP

November 5, 2011

Social relationship in groups with a leader or a dominant member with priority of access to resourcesover more subordinate members.

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GLIOSIS

November 5, 2011

the term for an excess of astrocytes in a damaged area of the central nervous system. Gliosis is a prominent feature of some neurological diseases that includes strokes.

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STRANGE-HAND SIGN

November 5, 2011

Is a perceptual disorder in which a person is unable to recognize their own hand. This major cause of this disorder is the defect in corpus callosum that is the part of brain.

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STENOSIS OF AQUEDUCT OF SYLVIUS

November 5, 2011

a familial or hereditary disorder that is transmitted by an X-linked recessive gene. There is an enlargement of the head at birth and hydrocephalus. There are also some cases when disorder develops af

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FILTER

November 5, 2011

1. A device that only allows certain elements in a mixture to pass through it. 2. Hypothetical construct that is applied to cognitive channels of information that only allow some aspects into our sens

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BANGUNGUT

November 5, 2011

n. refers to a culture-bound syndrome observed mainly among healthy, Filipino males. The individual is often overheard screaming or moaning during sleep. Following this apparent experience of a terri

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