GENERAL TRANSFER

the transferring of general skills or principles that have been acquired in one task or situation to problems in a totally different field. See...

GENERATIVITY VERSUS STAGNATION

Generativity is the goal of adulthood including procreation, creativity and fulfilling parental and social responsibility for the next generation. This contrasts with the narrow...

GENETIC METHOD

the study of the psychological processes in terms of hereditary origins and developmental history where there is an emphasis on the role of genes...

GENITAL HERPES

a herpes infection on the genitals caused by Herpes simplex type 2. transmitted by sexual contact and by hand to hand contact in large...

GENOME

This word is used to describe all of the genetic material contained in an organism or cell. Mapping of the human genome is the...

GERIATRIC PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

the branch of pharmacology dealing with issues in older adults that relate to psychoactive agents as well as mechanisms responsible for it. Metabolic changes...

GERONTOLOGY

The study of old age and the process of aging by psychiatrists, biologists, medical scientists and practitioners, biologists, aged service providers and students of...

GESTATION PERIOD

This term applies to the period of pregnancy where an offspring is carried by its mother. Ranges from 20 days for a shrew to...

GIGOLO

the term that is applied to a man who is paid to be a woman's social companion or escort or who will provide sexual...

GLIOSIS

the term for an excess of astrocytes in a damaged area of the central nervous system. Gliosis is a prominent feature of some neurological...

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