COTARD’S SYNDROME

A psychotic state characterized by anxious depression, suicidal tendencies, and nihilistic delusions in which the patient denies the existence of his body and in...

CREATIVITY TESTS

Tests designed to identify creative talentIn recent years a number of psychologists have turned their attention to the subject of creativity, for two major...

CYCLOTHYMIC PERSONALITY (Cycloid Personality)

A personality pattern disturbance characterized by frequently alternating moods of elation and dejection.The cyclothymic (or cycloid) individual tends to be extraversive, responsive, and socially...

CHILD PSYCHIATRY

The study, treatment, and prevention of psychiatric disorders of childhood—including transient reactions, habit disturbances, conduct disturbances, neurotic traits, neuroses, and psychoses.The psychiatric disorders of...

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...

CHILD PSYCHOLOGY

The scientific study of the behavior and development of the child from the time of conception to the beginning of adolescence.At the present time...

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...

CHOLINERGIC

Activated or transmitted by acetylcholine. Acetylcholine is one of the two types of “chemical transmitters” in the nervous system; the other type includes adrenalin...

COLOR SOLID

A three-dimensional figure representing all degrees and combinations of hue, saturation, and brightness in the perception of color; also called the color cone, color...

CINGULATE GYRUS (Literally “ring- shaped ridge”)

The cortical part of the limbic system of the brain, lying just above the corpus callosum (plate 1).Although the functions of this structure are...

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