ARMAMENTARIUM

n. 1. the totality of the equipment within an institution, often a medical institution, which is necessary or sufficient for instruction, research, or practice....

ASTHENIC TYPE

a body type characterized by a long- limbed, narrow-chested, weak looking physique. According to some typologies, such individuals tend to be shy, sensitive,...

ADAPTATIONAL PSYCHODYNAMICS,

developed by Hungarian-born U.S. psychoanalyst Sandor Rado, one of the child ego stages in transactional analysis, where children exhibit conformity, order, and manipulative ways....

APTITUDE-TREATMENT INTERACTION

a hypothesis that certain patterns of aptitudes respond better to certain sets of treatments. For example, people with higher spatial aptitudes might learn better...

AUTOMATED CLINICAL RECORDS

a computerized database used for the purposes of monitoring patient care, providing data for administrative decisions, and generally assisting the clinician in understanding...

AVALANCHE CONDUCTION

the spreading of nerve impulses from one particular receptor to a number of other neurons - resulting in an effect that is vastly disproportionate...

ACTION RESEARCH

investigation or analysis that is directed in the direction behind a useful objective, typically a growth in a specific function or system, in comparison...

AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

Founded in 1892 and incorporated in 1925, the APA is the major psychological organization in the United States.Its membership, now numbering about 28,000, includes...

ANTICIPATION

n. the imagining of a future event, which sometimes creates an affective response (a court date - anxiety, a party - excitement). 2. the...

AURAL HARMONIC

a distortion that is generated within the ear. See also harmonic.

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