Psychology Word of the Day

FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY

November 5, 2011

Psychiatry. Deals with abnormal behaviour and mental disorders that relate to legal issues like trials and hearings. It mainly deals with sanity pleas. Also called legal psychiatry.

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ACUTE ALCOHOLIC HALLUCINOSIS

November 5, 2011

the accelerated or unexpected start of hallucinations caused by alcohol abuse, typically for the duration of a sizeable alcohol consumption event or for the duration of withdrawal.

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ACTIVITY CAGE

November 5, 2011

a encapsulated area where animals move about in an unrestricted environment while onlookers monitor, document, or gauge their behaviors.

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THEOMANIA

November 5, 2011

noun. a delusion wherein the individual believes they are inspired by a divine being or possessed by such.

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TRANSPARENCY

November 5, 2011

noun. 1. genuineness in relating to other individuals, with little attempt at making a positive impression. 2. the state of being "invisible," which is, attempting not to be acknowledged or recognized

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SUBJECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY

November 5, 2011

the children having the age of 10 years have the idea that there opinion should be considered while judging an act. You can read objective responsibility for comparing the both for more understanding.

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DISINHIBITORY EFFECT

November 5, 2011

An activity in the brain where aperson acts in a way not normally acceptable to them.

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PERCEPTUAL CLOSURE

November 5, 2011

the procedure wherein an incomplete stimulant is comprehended to be complete.

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ADHERENCE

November 5, 2011

noun. 1. the ableness of a person to comply with a therapeutic program, specifically those comprising drug therapy, guided by a medical professional. Exterior factors impacting such therapeutic interv

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CASTRATION COMPLEX

November 5, 2011

This derives from the fact that girls don't have a penis and is related to an oedipus complex.

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