FRAGILE X CHROMOSOME

the name that is given to a genetic defect affecting mainly males that is associated with mental retardation. The long arm of the X...

FORENSIC NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

the application of clinical neuropsychology to issues of both civil and criminal law, particularly those relating to claims of brain injury. Amount of brain...

FROHLICH'S SYNDROME

this is the name of a disorder that is caused by the under functioning of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland. Features are...

FIELD VERIFICATION

the term that is applied to the research to assess the effectiveness of product packaging and other marketing-related activities in the consumer's own environment.

FEASIBILITY TEST

the investigation that is carried out before a study begins to determine if it will be a success or not. See evaluation assessment; feasibility...

FUNCTIONAL VAGINISMUS

Sexual dysfunction with recurrent and persistent involuntary spasms of musculature of the outer third of the vagina which interfere with coitus and not caused...

FLUCTUATION OF ATTENTION

a term that is applied to the changing of sensory clarity even though the stimulation stays a constant.

FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

a procedure performed on the genitals of prepubescent or pubescent girls in some African and Asian cultures. Female genital mutilation ensures that the girl...

FOSTER CARE

the name applied to the temporary care that is given to children outside of the family of origin. They may returned to their family...

FOLKLORE

the term that is given to the traditions, legends, tales and beliefs that includes songs and poems of a specific culture that is transmitted...

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