BARBITURATE ADDICTION

Physical and psychological dependence on barbiturate drugs. Barbiturate sedatives rank with the opiates and alcohol as the major addiction drugs in use today. Taken...

BARBITURATE INTOXICATION

Barbiturate poisoning is the most common cause of brain disorder due to toxic conditions. It is also the toxic disorder which most frequently leads...

BABBLING

refers to pre-speech sounds, such as mamama, made by infants from around 6 months of age. Babbling is usually regarded as practice in vocalization,...

BACKWARD SEARCH

refers to a problem-solving strategy whereby the solver works backward from the end goal to the beginning state. For example, finding the path through...

BALANCE TRAINING

refers to a form of physical or occupational therapy for individuals who have difficulty with balance control (maintaining balance when standing, walking, or performing...

BANDING

n. refers to an approach to setting cutoff scores in personnel selection. Initially, several ranges of scores known as score bands are identified, usually...

BARGAINING

n. an attempt between two parties to agree on terms and to resolve conflict. In the process,limited resources are traded in exchange for a...

BARTLEY V KREMENS

n. a 1976 lawsuit which ended in a decision by the Pennsylvania court (1977) to provide legal counsel and to protect the consitutional rights...

BASES OF AN ATTITUDE

n. typical sources from which information is derived and an attitude is based. Research reveals that there are three bases in general: The cognitive...

BASIC TECHNIQUE (BT)

n. in parapsychology, refers to the use of Zener cards as a method to detect precognition. This cognitive ability is often associated with extrasensory...

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