HOMOSEXUALITY (ETIOLOGY AND THERAPY)

Erotic relationships between members of the same sex, ranging from sexual fantasies through kissing and mutual masturbation to oral or anal contact.Today it is...

HYPOGLYCEMIC STATES

Acute but transitory mental symptoms occasionally associated with a deficiency of blood sugar There is no single psychological pattern, but rather a wide variety...

HABIT

A long-standing pattern oflearned behavior; often contrasted with a specific way. See SET. set, which is a temporary or recently Habit is one of...

HALFWAY HOUSE

This type of facility is “based on the assumption that experience in a protected setting can significantly increase the ex-patient’s chances of remaining out...

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...

HALLUCINATION

A false perception occurring without external stimulation: seeing, hearing, tasting, smelling or feeling things that are not there. Transient hallucinations may occur in healthy...

HALLUCINOGEN

A drug or other substance that is capable of producing hallucinationsAlthough hallucinogenic chemicals have been utilized for both experimental and therapeutic purposes in Western...

HALO EFFECT

The tendency to allow one characteristic of an individual to influence our judgment of other characteristicsThe halo effect may work positively or negatively. If...

HEAD INJURY (ACUTE TRAUMATIC DISORDERS)

A temporary impairment of brain functions immediately following a severe blow to the head.The problem of head injury has been on the increase in...

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,”...

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