ESSENTIAL TREMOR By N., Sam M.S. - 1 A fine tremor, probably hereditary but not associated with a pathology of the nervous system. Also called benign hereditary tremor- familial tremor. ESSENTIAL TREMOR: "Joe had an essential tremor just like his mother." Related Psychology Terms Developing a Case Study OEDIPUS COMPLEX (Oedipus Situation) ENURESIS (Bed-wetting) FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) SCHIZOID PERSONALITY (Schizo- thymic Personality) AFFECTIONAL DRIVE Hitler and Conformity ANTISOCIAL REACTION READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ESSENTIAL TREMOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/essential-tremor/ (accessed June 25, 2022).