BRAIN POTENTIAL

A brain cells electric potential. See electrocephalography.

BEREAVEMENT PROGRAM

n. A set of various treatment services which include grief counseling and support group therapy. The program offers individual and group support which...

BENZTROPINE

Used to treat Parkinson's disease and is an anticholinergic drug. It improves muscle control.

BURNT

A primary odour quality in Henning's odour prism denoting that something is affected by heating.

BEHAVIOR DISORDERS

A somewhat loose term with three major applications. First, it is occasionally applied to any type of abnormal behavior, or behavior pathology, and in...

BEHAVIORAL COUPLES THERAPY

Therapy for couples that focuses on stopping negative patterns of interaction by instruction, rehearsal, feedback and problem solving.

BOWLBY, EDWARD JOHN MOSTYN

UK Psychiatrist 1907 -1990. Influenced by imprinting studies on animals by Konrad Lorenz. He looked at attachment patterns and developed theories about them.

BOUNDARY

n. in psychotherapy, refers to an important limit set by the therapist. It is one of the ground rules which a client must follow....

BELL AND PAD

Device used to control bed wetting. A bell rings when the pad is wet and wakes up the child.

BIRTH CRY

Reflective sound of a new born when breathing begins.

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