KSADS

See schedule for affective disorders and schizophrenia abbreviation for Kiddie Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia

KOR

A Russian neurologist Sergei Korsakoff 1853-1900 first described it in 1887

KOFFKA, KURT (1886-1941)

Koffka, the major spokesman for Gestalt psychology, received his psychological training at the University of Berlin and obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1908. Two...

KOFFKA, KURT

He spent the remainder of his career eventually becoming chief spokesperson for Gestalt psychology through articles and books that explained the theory and its...

KNOWING

Know procedure, see remember

KRAEPELIN'S DISEASE

First described by Emil W.M.G Kraeplin 1856-1926 German psychiatrist, it is a disorder characterized by depressive symptoms accompanied by psychotic features but doesn't meet...

K COMPLEX

a brief characteristic of electrical activity recorded from the brain during the early stages of sleep. It may also be associated with nocturnal epileptic...

KINDRED

The study in large kindred's of mutations that predispose to disease helps to identify the position and pene-trance of a particular gene mutation and...

KINESICS TECHNIQUE

The technique is used particularly during the interviewing of a suspect and is the analysis of body language, facial expressions

KARMA

In Buddhism the universal law of cause and effect. The effect of an action, which can be of the body, mind, speech and is...

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