BRAIN-WAVE THERAPY

Alternative therapy where alpha and theta waves are stimulated to improve learning and memory.

BRCA1 AND BRCA2

n. the first-two major cancer genes associated with a person's susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer. In women with mutations in one of these...

BUTORPHANOL

n. an analgesic which is medically prescribed for migraine headaches and other conditions involving moderate to severe pain. (Trade name: Stadol) Morphine-like in effect,...

BIOENERGETICS

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

BIOSOCIAL THEORY

Biosocial theories tell us about the impact of intellectual, emotional, social and biological influences in people. One theory cannot support the emotional, cognitive and...

BINARY FEATURE

Linguistics. Feature of the phonemic system of language that has 2 mutually exclusive aspects such a svoiced and unvoiced .

BIPOLAR

adj. the condition of vacillating between two extreme poles, for instance, that of mania and depression. The term usually applies to affective conditions which...

BEHAVIORAL SELF-CONTROL TRAINING

n. a technique in behavior therapy which makes use of strategies such as coaching, self-monitoring, self-evaluation, self-reinforcement, and behavioral contracts.The goal is to avoid...

BEHAVIOR PROBLEM

n. an unwanted behavior which needs changing. Also, a pattern of hostile, aggressive, or disruptive behavior which goes beyond societal norms. Although it does...

BASIC RESEARCH

n. a research study done purely for science and knowledge without necessarily being directed at a goal or attempting to solve a problem. Rather,...

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