CONFABULATION (Pseudoreminiscence)

A distortion of memory, or paramnesia, in which gaps in recall are filled by fictional events and experiences.Confabulations can be differentiated from delusions by...

CIVILIAN CATASTROPHE REACTIONS

Transient situational personality disorders resulting from severely traumatic experiences in civilian life, classified by the American Psychiatric Association (1952) under the subheading “Gross Stress...

COLOR CIRCLE

A circular arrangement of chromatic colors in the order in which they appear in the spectrum. The purpose of the arrangement is to show...

CAMPUS CRISIS CENTER

n. a center focused on addressing the needs of students in a college, university, or trade school. It may offer services like counseling...

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

As used here, character development refers to the development of conscience, moral concepts, religious values, and social attitudes in the child. Research on these...

CONNECTOR

A nerve cell which connects a receptor with an effector. The term is sometimes applied to hormones and the blood stream as well.Connector cells...

CLANG ASSOCIATION

An association of words or ideas by similarity of sound.Young children often use clang associations when they talk or sing to themselves. A typical...

CELEXA

n. Trade name for citalopram. Belongs to a group of drugs classified as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). A antidepressant drug, it is used...

COLOR REACTIONS

The most important fact here is that the organism as a whole, and not just the visual system, is involved in our reactions to...

Conscience development

Psychologists recognize that many factors contribute to the development of conscience: parents and home life, playmates and schoolmates, teachers, neighborhood, religion, as well as...

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