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...

MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (GENERAL)

A group of affective psychotic reactions characterized by a predominant mood of elation or depression, accompanied by related disturbances of thought and activity. The...

MENTAL HEALTH AND ECONOMIC LEVEL

A recent and promising development in the mental health field is the long-overdue recognition that patients on different socioeconomic levels require different therapeutic approaches....

MASKED DEPRESSION

is the deliberate and (potentially) dangerous hiding or masking of depressive mood swings in the personality of an individual. This maybe due misconceptions on...

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...

MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (THERAPY AND PROGNOSIS)

Thefirst aim in the treatment of manic reactions is to control hyperactivity, and this can often be accomplished through theuse of tranquilizing drugs, particularly...

MEDICAL CARE EVALUATION (MCE)

are usually instigated after a complaint has been made and will evaluate the entire treatment processes of an institution assessing the quality of care.

MULTIPLE ORGASM

is not possible in males due to their physiology, however, in females it is possible, to achieve an orgasm and then achieve another orgasm...

MENTAL PATIENT ORGANIZATIONS

Social clubs or other organizations formed to help former mental patients readjust to community life.These organizations are based on the fact that it often...

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...

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