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...

MENINGOVASCULAR SYPHILIS

Aform of cerebral syphilis in which the blood vessels and brain coverings (meninges) are attacked by the spirochete germ. The damage is usually diffuse...

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....

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...

MENTAL RETARDATION (CAUSES)

Mental retardation is not a single disorder, syndrome, or clinical entity. Rather, it is a symptom associated with a large number of conditions that...

MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (DEPRESSIVE PHASE)

Depressive reactions frequently occur in persons who have a history of manic episodes, butare even more often the sole expression of manic-depressive psychosis. There...

MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT)

Considerable progress has been made in the care and treatment of the mentally retarded in recent years. In the past the major emphasis was...

MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (ETIOLOGY)

contributory role in manic-depressive reactions. They do not, however, agree on the relative weight to be assigned to heredity, constitution, and organic pathology. Statistical...

MERCURY POISONING

A toxic disorder produced by inhalation of mercury; classified by the American Psychiatric Association under brain syndromes resulting from drug or poison intoxication.Workers in...

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