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ELECTROSTIMULATOR

An instrument delivering a controlled electrical stimulation to an area of the body.

ELIMINATION DISORDER

A disorder related to defacation and urination often seen in children.

EMBEDDED FIGURE

An ambiguous figure in an image that on further viewing takes on another not obvious image.

EMERGENCY INTERVENTION

Immediate action to minimse harm caused by a sudded unforeseen happening.

EMOTIONAL ABUSE

Form of non-physical abuse that may involve verbal abuse, demeaning actions, emotional control and witholding affection and supoort. Also called

EMOTIONAL EXPRESSION 1

1. The outward expression of an intrapsychic state. 2. Emotional response where a person attempts to influence her relation to

EMOTIONAL SECURITY

Feelings of safety, confidence and freedom from apprehension. See security operations.

EMPIRICAL LAW

Law based on facts, experimental evidence or systematic observations and gives a general relationship between variables.

EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION

An employer who uses a person's race or gender or other feature to not employ them.

ENACTMENT

The acting out of an event. See psychdrama.

ENCOUNTER

A direct confrontation or emotional involvement with another or a group.

ENDOCRINE GLAND

A gland that secretes hormones into the blood stream.

ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM (ER)

The network of membranous tubules and sacs extending from the nucleus to the outer membrane of a typical animal or

ENERGY-FLOW SYSTEM

A system where the components convert energy into forms used by other organisms so there is constant flow through the

ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

The educational program used to broaden potential and remove bordeom of gifted children.

ENUMERATION

The process of counting or listing people and objects.

ENVIRONMENTAL ENRICH

Used in education for children lacking stimulation at home.

ENZYME INDUCTION

Ability of drugs to increase the activity of an enzyme.

EPIDEMIOLOGY

The study of the distribution and incidence of diseases and disorders. See incidence- relative risk.

EPILEPTOIDISM

See epileptoid personality.