GLUCURONIDATION

Name of the metabolic process where drugs and other substances are combined with glucuronic acid to form more water soluble compounds that are more...

INTERNAL BOUNDARY

Psychoanalytic theory. The name of the boundary between ego and id. Also called inner boundary. Compare external boundary.

INTROSPECTION

Attempting to access one's own internal psychological processes directly, perceptions, judgements or states. Introspective ailj

KSAOS

Knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics and the abbreviation

FALSE NEGATIVE

has a range of applications to a range of real life situations, for example, a false negative in diagnostics may have a condition but...

FLIGHT OF IDEAS

a disturbance in the thinking processes that is a rapid and continuous succession of ideas that are related. It can be demonstrated during speech...

FRIENDSHIP NETWORK

the term that is applied to the interconnected relationships among a group of friends who provide social and emotional support for each other.

FUNDAMENTAL ATTRIBUTION ERROR

a tendency to overestimate the degree that behaviour is determined by personal characteristics, beliefs and attitudes that minimises the effects of the surrounding situation.

GLUTAMATE

The salt or ester of amino acid glutamic acid serving as the predominant excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain. Glutamate plays a critical role in...

INTEROCEPTIVE STIMULUS

the term that is applied to the stimulus arising from inside an organism. Examples of this stimulus includes headache, stomach ache and hunger pangs....

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