DEJA RACONTE

French-told before. The idea that a long forgotten event has been told before. See false memory.

DEFENSIVE PROCESSING

Seeking out, encoding or interpreting information that supports an initial attitude. See biased elaboration- counter argument- selective information processing.

DREAM DEPRIVATION

Patients are continually woken during sleep so that they don't experience REM sleep.

DIAGNOSIS-RELATED GROUPS (DRGS)

Classification used in hospitals as a financing tool.

DIASTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE

The pressure of blood flow in a major artery between heart contractions.

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