DYSDIADOCHOKINESIS

A loss of ability to perform fast alternating movements. Also called adiadochokinesis- adiadochokinesia.

DELIRIUM TREMENS (DTS)

Usually associated with withdrawal from alcohol with extreme agitation, paranoia, hallucinations. See alcohol withdrawal delirium.

DATE RAPE

carnal attack by a friend, date, or someone else that the victim knows- frequently involved substances like alcohol or date rape drugs that might...

DIFFERENTIAL REINFORCEMENT OF HIGH RATE (DRH)

Reinforcement that is dependent of a fast response to stimuli.

DISCHARGE

1. Clinical psychology. Reduction in psychic tension. 2. Neurophysiology. The firing or activity of a neuron. 3. Dismissing a patient from hospital or from...

DIRECTIVE LEADER

The group leader who guides the group therapy sessions.

DYNAMIC FORMULATION

The attempt to organise a clients information so the therapist can better treat and understand the client.

DYNAMIC TRAIT

A personality trait that looks at motivation and putting something into action.

DRIVE-REDUCTION THEORY

A theory of learning where the goal of motivated behaviour is to reduce the drive state. Compare drive induction theory.

DEFORMITY

The distortion or malformation of a part of the body. See disfigurement.

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