GASTRIC NEUROPATHY

term that describes a form of diabetic gastropathy that is marked by delayed emptying of the stomach and irregular food absorption.

GAZE PALSY

Inability to move your eyes by saccades or smooth pursuit movement. It can be vertical or horizontal or complete in both instances. Caused...

GENDER CONSISTENCY

the understanding that your own and other people's sex is fixed across situations regardless of superficial changes in appearance or activities. See gender constancy.

GENDER-ROLE SOCIALIZATION

the conditioning of people to the roles, expectations and the behaviours that society prescribes for males and females.

GENERAL INTELLIGENCE

the term that describes the intelligence that is applicable to a very wide variety of tasks. See general factor.

GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER (GAD)

the excessive worry and anxiety about the range of activities and events that are accompanied with restlessness, fatigue, impaired concentration, muscle tension, disturbed sleep...

GENETIC CODE

These are the instructions in the genes that tell a cell how to make a certain protein and resides in the sequences of genetic...

GENETIC THEORY

1. the view that behaviour can be explained in terms of hereditary and development. 2. The theoretical principles accepted in the science of genetics.

GENITAL STAGE

Psychoanalytic theory. Final stage of psychosexual development, reached in puberty. Oedipus complex resolved, erotic interest and activity focused on sexual intercourse with partner.

GENUS

a term that is used in biological taxonomy and is the name of the main subdivision of a family that contains a group of...

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