EPILEPSY (Etiology and Therapy)

The primary symptoms of epilepsy, alterations of consciousness in association with convulsive movements, are produced by disturbances in the electrical discharges of the brain...

EPILEPSY (Symptoms and Types)

Epilepsy comprises a group of disorders characterized by transient, recurrent episodes of clouding or loss of consciousness, sometimes with convulsive movements or automatic behavior....

EQUILIBRIUM (Labyrinthine Sense; Vestibular Sense)

The sense of balance and position.Two sets of receptors in the inner ear, or “labyrinth,” are responsible for our senses of balance and position...

EARLY INFANTILE AUTISM

A psychotic disorder of infancy characterized by stereotyped behavior and a total lack of response or relationship to other people.The condition, which is considered...

EBBINGHAUS, HERMANN (1850- 1909)

In his work on memory, Ebbinghaus suggested many principles and methods that have been incorporated in modern psychology. He invented the nonsense syllable, which...

ECOLOGICAL STUDIES

Ecology is the scientific study of the mutual relations between organisms and their environment.Ecological research on animals and plants focuses on their geographic distribution...

EFFECTORS

The organs of response and adjustment.Effectors are the mechanisms by which organisms react to their environment. Effector cells were the first cells to be...

EGO

A psychoanalytic term denoting the part of the personality which carries on relationships with the external world.The ego is conceived as a group of...

EGO PSYCHOTHERAPY

A therapeutic approach developed by Paul Federn and his disciple Edoardo Weiss, based upon the theory that mental disturbance involves a blurring of the...

EXTRADURAL HEMORRHAGE

is internal bleeding which occurs outside the outermost protective layer covering the brain, otherwise known as the dura mater. Extradural hemorrhages are normally due...

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