BETRAYAL TRAUMA

A model that explains why some children of abuse are unable to remember it.

BILINEAL DE

Compare unilateral descent. See descent group, matriarchy, patriarchy. Coming from 2 lines.

BINAURAL

Concerning both ears and to information received from both ears.

BIOENERGETICS

Alternative psycotherapy combining work with the body and mind in treating emotional problems.

BIOLOGICAL DRIVE

State of motivation brought about by deprivation from a source of a necessary substance for life such as water.

BIOLOGICALLY PRIMARY ABILITY

An ability that is acquired, such as language, that everyone learns.

BIOSOCIAL THEORY

An approach explaining human behaviour and personality in terms of biological predisposition influenced by social factors.

BIPOLAR

1. A structure with a pole at each end. 2. New name for manic depression. See disorders- bipolarity.

BIRTH RATE

Ratio of live births to the toatl population of teh community in set period of time.

BIZARRE BEHAVIOR

Odd, strange or unexpected behaviour. May or may not be a symptom of a brain disorder.

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