ADOLESCENCE

the stage of development which begins with the pubescent years around the age of ten and continues up until physical maturation is reached around...

ALLOPREGNENOLONE

noun. an organically happening steroid that adjusts gaba receptor behaviors in a way comparable to the behaviors of benzodiazepine anxiolytics.

AUXILIARY EGO

In psychodrama, a group member, other than the therapist, who assumes the role of a significant figure in another group member's life - for...

ASSOCIATION

n. 1. Some type of connection between ideas, behaviors, events, objects, or feelings on a conscious or unconscious level. Associations are generally established by...

ADAPTIVE TASK ALLOCATION

with regard to ergonomics, a program model that assists allotment of jobs to the human operator or the equipment depending upon the condition of...

AUDITORY CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE TEST (ACPT)

a test that measures a person's ability to attend to auditory stimuli for an extended period. One such test comprises six trial lists of...

ACUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS

a disease that has the capability to influence mountain climbers, backpackers, or winter sport enthusiasts that have ascended too swiftly above 8,000 ft., particularly...

ANTILIRIUM

n. the major trade name for physotigmine.

AMIMIA

noun. 1. a dialect or correspondence disorder marked by a lack of ability to translate meaning via the proper motions or to understand the...

AMESLAN

a contracted way of referring to American sign language.

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