MARIJUANA

A drug, medically termed cannabis indica, derived from the hemp plant and taken primarily in cigarette form to obtain pleasurable effects.In Eastern countries preparations...

MARRIAGE THERAPY

Psychotherapy directed to improving the marital relationship, and “centered on the effortthe psychodynamics and behavior of two persons who are married.” (Sager, 1966)The possibilities...

MAKE - A - PICTURE - STORY TEST (MAPS)

A projective test in which the subject tells stories about cardboard figures which he selects and places against a background.The MAPS Test, which was...

MANGANESE POISONING

A toxic disorder produced by inhalation of volatile manganese; classified by the American Psychiatric Association (1952) under brain syndromes resulting from drug or poison...

MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (CIRCULAR AND MIXED TYPES)

Manic-depressive psychosis was long known as a cyclic or circular illness, but actually only 15 to 25 per cent of patients have been found...

METABOLIC EQUIVALENT

a unit of measurement of energy, or heat, generated by the body. 1 MET = 50 kcal/h/nr bodily exterior. MET units are utilized to...

MACHIAVELLIANISM

a belief that ends justify means, however ruthless the consequences and how it affects others.

MACROSYSTEIN

first proposed by U.S. psychologist Urie Bronfenbrenner, the macrosystem is the one furthest in theoretical terms from organisms themselves which affect all other systems...

MAGNA MATER

was another name for Carl Jung's archetypal view of a mother in families personified as Cybele, the Great Mother of the Roman gods.

MAINTENANCE REHEARSAL

Is the theory that by rehearsing and repeating individual items, they will remain fresh in your short-term memory which will then move into the...

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