FRANZ, SHEPHERD IVORY

Chiefly noted for his studies of brain functions, Franz did his undergraduate and graduate work at Columbia University, except for a year of study...

FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939)

Freud was bom in Freiburg but lived in Vienna from age four to the last year of his life, when he went to London...

FROHLICH’S SYNDROME

A disorder produced by underfunctioning of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland (hypopituitarism) and lesions in the adjacent diencephalic center of the brain;...

FROMM, ERICH (1900—)

The United States in 1933. In his widely read books—Escape from Freedom (1941), Man for Himself (1947), The Sane Society (1955), The Art of...

FROTTAGE

A sexual deviation in which excitement or gratification is repeatedly obtained by men through pressing or rubbing against women in elevators, subways, or other...

FRUCTOSURIA

A rare familial disease involving the metabolism of fructose (fruit sugar) and resulting in mental retardationThe disorder is probably transmitted by a single recessive...

FUGUE STATE

An amnesic dissociated state characterized by physical flight from an unbearable situation.A fugue is a more extreme form of escape than the more common...

FAMILY CARE

The object of family care is to provide for patients who no longer need the specialized services of a hospital but still require some...

FIGURAL AFTEREFFECTS

There are two principal types of aftereffect: the apparent distortion of a figure following prolonged inspection, and the effect of inspection of one figure...

FIGURE DRAWING TEST

A projective personality test based on the interpretation of drawings of the human figureThe test is based on the assumption that these figures and...

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