DISCOVERY

Legal disputes where the defense asks the prosecution to make all relevant informatiion available to them.

DYNAMIC TOUCH

Being able to perceive an object by wielding and manipulating it.

DEMORALIZATION HYPOTHESIS

The idea of overcoming a person's demoralisation by treatment from a psychotherapist.

DYNAMIC EFFECT LAW

The theory that goal directed behaviour becomes a habit as a person attains each goal.

DISABILITY RATING SCALE (DRS)

A scale used to monitor progress during rehabilitation of brain damaged people.

DIAGNOSTIC INTERVIEW

The interview with the mental health professional looking at a person's problems and situations.

DISPLAY DESIGN

Ergonomics. The design of a display for the effective transmission of information about goods and services. See display control compatability.

DIFFRACTION

The bending and scattering of waves as they move around an object.

DELUSION OF PERSECUTION

The belief where a person hinks he is being conspired against. See persecutory delusion.

DIASCHISIS

The loss of function in a region of the brain from injury or damage.

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