DETERIORATION (Mental Deterioration)

In psychiatry, deterioration denotes a progressive impairment or decline of intellectual and personality functions such as memory, reasoning, concentration, communication, and emotional response.The deteriorated...

DYNAMIC TOUCH

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

DEVELOPMENTAL TASKS

The basic tasks which must be mastered at each stage of life if the individual is to achieve normal development and healthy adjustment. Failure...

DIRECTEDNESS

Sense of unified purpose that gives a personenduring motivation, continuity and orientation to the future.

DYSCONTROL

The impaired ability to regulate function in volition, emotion, behaviour or other area that leads to abnormal behaviours.

DIFFERENTIAL ASSOCIATION

A theory looking at the behaviour of an individual and how it is influenced by those around them.

DIRECTION PERCEPTION

Ability to find a moving target in space or a sound.

DECONTEXTUALIZATION

Process of examining or interpreting something that is separate from the context in which it is embedded.

DISCONTINUITY HYPOTHESIS

Gestalt psychology.Where the viewpoint emphasises the role of our sudden insight when solving a problem.

DISPLAY

Presenting stimulus to the senses.

Latest news