HEPATOLENTICULAR DEGENERATION

A rare disorder involving severe damage to the brain and liver due to a deficiency of copper metabolism. It is one of the causes...

HOSTILITY

Persistent anger accompanied by an intense urge to retaliate.Hostility is a common feature of normal behavior but may also be a major factor in...

HYPOCHONDRIASIS

Persistent, excessive concern with one’s state of healthaccompanied by various bodily complaints even though no organic pathology can be found.The reaction may be focused...

HUNGER DRIVE

Hunger has been studied more intensively than any otherdrive, yet its exact mechanism is still in doubt. Newer investigations, however, have added to our...

HEAD INJURY (CHRONIC TRAUMATIC DISORDERS)

A permanent or relatively permanent impairment inHEAD INJURY (CHRONIC TRAUMATIC DISORDERS)brain functions resulting from a severe blow to the head. Chronic, or “post- traumatic,”...

HOMEOSTASIS

The process of maintaining constancy or equilibrium in the physiological activities of the organism. The normal functioning of all parts of the body is...

HALL, G. (GLANVILLE) STANLEY

Hall, a pioneer in educational psychology, was bom in Massachusetts, and graduated from Williams College.He then attended the Union Theological Seminary and the University...

HOLISM

A general approach to human behavior based on the view that man is a unified organism in whom biological, psychological, and sociocultural aspects are...

HYPOMANIC PERSONALITY

A personality pattern disturbance characterized by a mild degree of exhilaration and overactivity Hypomanics are enthusiastic, gregarious, lively individuals constantly overflowing with ideas, emotions,...

HUMORAL THEORY

The theory that ascribes personality characteristics to the effects of bodily fluids, or “humors.”The humoral theory is the oldest known typology, or descriptive system,...

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