CEREA FLEXIBILITAS (Waxy Flexibility)

A common symptom of catatonic schizophrenia in which the limbs of the patient remain in any position in which they are placed, like the...

COMPLEX

In psychiatry, a group or system of related ideas which have a strong common emotional tone. The term was introduced by Jung but is...

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...

CAUSALITY

n. in philosophy, refers to the concept that all events occur through causes, and that these same events are a result of preceding events....

CULTURE BOUND

depicting outlooks, behaviors, or actions which are the result of a specific society and which aren't frequently observed in other societies or groups.

COLLECTIVE UNCONSCIOUS

A Jungian term denoting the portion of the unconscious which is common to all mankind. It is also called the racial unconscious.In the theory...

CEREBELLUM

A roughly spherical part of the hindbrain, located beneath the cerebral hemispheres (plate 1). The structure gets its name, which means “little brain,” from...

COMPULSIVE PERSONALITY

A personality trait disturbance characterized by an exaggerated sense of responsibility and an excessive need for perfection.The compulsive personality tends to go over and...

CENTER FOR EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES DEPRESSION SCALE (CES-D)

Used to determine a person's depression quotient by answering 20 rated questions.

CIRCUMSTANTIALITY

Circuitous, “labyrinthine” speech; the inclusion of numerous trivial and often irrelevant details in relating an incident, explaining a point, or answering a question. The...

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