BAROGNOSIS

n. the cognitive ability to perceive and differentiate weight correctly. It enables an individual to recognize weight differences in objects which are held or...

BIOCHEMISTRY

n. the study of chemical composition present in living organisms and the vital life processes which these biochemical substances affect. Also called biological chemistry.

BREATHING RETRAINING

Used to help treat hyperventilation by slowing down breathing in times of panic and anxiety.

BETA WAVE

in electroencephalography, refers to the type of brain wave which indicates an alert, activated cerebral cortex. Beta wave activity is also recorded during phases...

BRAIN MAPPING

The creation of a visual presentation of the brain where different regions are assigned different functions. It is based on a variety of sources.

BEHAVIORAL CONSISTENCY

Principle that states future performance in a job can be predicted by present and past behaviour.

BATHYESTHESIA

n. A sensitivity of the deep, subcutaneous tissues of the body to pressure, pain, muscle or general joint movements.

BLOOD SUGAR

n. the concentration of glucose in the blood, expressed in milligrams per deciliter. Insulin and glucagon are two pancreatic horrmones which help regulate...

BEHAVIORAL CONTRAST

1. Clinical practice. A treatment for behaviour is working at school but is not working at home and visa versa. 2. Research. Increase response...

BEHAVIOR REVERSAL

Way of modifying behaviour where the client practices good responses to conflicts in interpersonal problems.

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