DECATASTROPHIZING

Technique used to people with irrational fears by exploring the reality of the situation.

DALE'S PRINCIPLE

theory posed by British neurophysiologist Henry Hallet Dale.

DARVON

noun. A brand name for propoxyphene.

DATE-RAPE DRUG

a drug which is slyly given to inhibit awareness or memory for the intent of carnal exploitation of the sufferer. These drugs are frequently...

DCNIONOLATOR N

with regard to demonology, the step-by-step analysis of the belief in evil entities and demons, often described in folktales and mythology as creeping into...

DEATH TABOO (DEATH TABU)

the virtue that death is so hazardous and scary a topic that someone ought not just abstain from contact with the deceased, dying, and...

DECATHEXIS

Psychoanalytic theory. The withdrawal of libido from objects in the external world. Compare caihexis.

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