CORTISONE

noun. A corticosteroid which is made organically by the adrenal cortex or is man-made. Cortisone is physiologically inactive, but is transformed into cortisol, an...

COUNSELING PROCESS

the private procedure therapists and patients participate in when trying to identify, confront, and solve certain issues the patient has in face-to-face interviews.

COUNTERFEIT ROLE

a pretend or fictitious part or role.

COURTSHIP BEHAVIOR

the actions of people and various animal species in differing culture or social strata within the duration of the time before reproduction or, in...

COVERT ORIENTING

the shifting of attentional focus independently of the direction of the stare. Covert orienting can be demonstrated by refined recognition of impartial stimulants at...

CRANIAL DIAMETER

the widest measurement of the skull.

CRANIUM

noun. 1. human or animal skulls. 2. the part of the skill that encases the brain.

CREOLE

noun. A language which has progressed from extended contact between at least two languages and has come to be the origin language of a...

CRISES)

1. a scenario which generates a great deal of turmoil or tension for those people engaged in it. 2. a distressing alteration in someone's...

CRITERION GROUP

a group examined for characteristics that others belonging to the group are already recognized as having, generally with the intent of assuring a test...

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