ANIMA

n. According to Carl Jung's early work, this refers to a person's innermost, largely unconscious being. In contrast the persona, is conscious and externally...

ADDICTED ATHLETE

a person who is regularly engaged in exercise activities who will undoubtedly encounter signs of withdrawal if removed from or prevented from engaging in...

ADDICTION

a place of being physically or psychologically dependent upon substances such as drugs and alcohol. Commonly referred to as substance abuse. Diagnostic criteria consists...

ANDROGYNOPHILIA

n. denotes a specific attraction to both men and women, either at different times or at the same time. This term also describes sexual...

APPROACH-APPROACH CONFLICT

an emotionally conflicted situation involving a choice between two equally desirable but incompatible goals, for example, a person may want to eat at home...

ATTRIBUTABLE RISK

in epidemiology, the incidence rate of a disease or disorder that can be considered to have been caused by exposure to a specific risk...

ANIMAL PLAY

playful interactions between animals, typically young animals, that serves no apparent purpose in promoting survival. Generally includes aspects of courtship behavior, aggression, and predatory...

ACTIVE TRANSPORT

the motion of ions or compounds all over a cell membrane layer by a tool which demands energy. The motion might rely upon a...

ADDICTIVE DRUGS

alcohol, drugs, or other matters that result in a person becoming dependent upon them. Such addictive drugs consist of amphetamines and stimulants similar to...

APHANISIS

n. a now obsolete term that once indicated the total extinction of sexual desire. |defined by British physician Ernest Jones (1879-1958)]

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