BIRTH COHORT

A group of babies all born at the same time who share the same childhood and adulthood.

BEKHTEREV'S NYSTAGMUS

Nystagmus of the eyes that develops after 2 ear labyrinths are lost. Also called compensatory nystagmus. Named for Vladimir Bekhterev, Russia 1857-1927.

BIOLOGICAL VIEWPOINT

Approach to abnormal psychology based on organic causative factors.

BASAL SKIN RESISTANCE

The skins level of resistance to an electrical stimulus measured during a resting state. This is typically measured by a galvanic skin response against...

BEHAVIOR REHEARSAL

Used to modify behaviour and enhance social and interpersonal skills.

BRAIN SYNDROME, BRAIN ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY MAPPING (BEAM)

Using computerised EEG to analyse and display the brain's electrical activity.

BIOSOCIAL

To do with biological and social factors of human behaviour.

BROMIDES

Drugs were used to treat convulsions and sleep disorders but have now been seen to have toxix side effects and have been replaced by...

BENEVOLENT ECLECTICISM

n. a conceptual approach of drawing insight from different theories, methods, models, and perspectives. This approach applies to the study of personality, especially in...

BEHAVIORAL APPROACH TASK (BAT)

Technique of observation where people are made to go through a feared situation until they can go no further. Used to assess levels relating...

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