LUCIDITY

is a term used to describe a mental state where whilst the person may display signs of distress and mental instability, they still have...

LOUDNESS SUMMATION

is the representation of each individual part of an overall sound displayed to indicate their portion of the final loudness created. For example, we...

LYCANTHROPY

the process through witchcraft or magic, whereby a person is transformed from their human state into an animal, specifically this is usually a wolf.

LINGUISTIC-KINESIC METHOD

a method of studying disorganized and disordered behaviours with respect to language.

LIFE HISTORY

a systematic account of life events in an individuals life starting from their birth up until the present. In therapy, this is usually taken...

LOPERAMIDE

a drug of the opiate family which slows down gastrointestinal mobility thereby reducing the effects of conditions such as diarrhoea which loperamide is used...

LABELING

Patient may be incomplete or misleading, because not all cases conform to the sharply defined characteristics of the standard diagnostic categories, in psychological assessment

LAW-AND-ORDER ORIENTATION

Moral development theory in which people make moral decisions based on following the laws of society. Also known as Socia Order Maintaining morality

LUES NERVOSA

for syphilis of the nervous system.

LUPRON

a common name or trade name for a drug called leuprolide.

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