A cutaneous sensation such as pressure or temperature that is detected at a low level of sensitivity.
The rate at which errors are made.
Screening for early signs of disorders and disease carried out at speific intervals.
A structural part of a nerve ending such as a plate receptor or sensory receptor.
The 5th stage of alcoholism. Where periodic binge drinking is broken up by dry periods that can last fro months. See alpha, beta, delta...
Lack of correspondence between the affective state and its outward expression.
The less common name for delusion of grandeur.
Intelligence involving the ability to process emotional information. See quotient.
Defense mechanism. Where indifferent and detached responses are made in frustrating situations.
A punishment to the wrongdoer who is made to suffer in proportion to the severity of wrongdoing. Compare reciprocal punishment.