MILIEU

Although the term milieu means environment in general, the emphasis in psychiatry and mental health is on the immediate social setting of the individual....

MITCHELL, SILAS WEIR (1829- 1914)

Mitchell, chief proponent of the “rest cure” approach, was a man of many talents, attaining distinction not only as a neurologist and practitioner, but...

MONOTONY

Most research on monotony has been concerned with industrial work, since monotonous tasks frequently lead to lowered output and greater energy expenditure than varied...

MOTHERING

In a psychological sense, mothering refers primarily to three aspects of the relationship between mother and child: emotionalwarmth, personal care, and sensory stimulation. All...

MULTIPLE PERSONALITY

A rare dissociative reaction in which two or more relatively independent personality systems develop in the same individual.Only about a hundred cases of this...

MULTIPLE THERAPY

Any form of psychotherapy carried out simultaneously by two or more therapists.The term multiple therapy was first used by Rudolf Dreikurs, a follower of...

MUNSELL SYSTEM

A systematic arrangement of colors in terms of hue, saturation, and brightness, used as a reference standard.The system arose from the need for a...

MUNSTERBERG,HUGO (1863-1916)

Miinsterberg was a versatile student of the human sciences, noted equally for his contributions to philosophy and to applied psychology. Bom in Germany, he...

MUSIC AND WORK

Work has been done to the accompaniment of music ever since the first work songs were created, but psychological research on industrial music dates...

MUSIC TESTS

A number of standardized tests have been developed for measuring musical aptitude and for predicting success or failure in musical study. All five of...

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