NONNUTRITIVE SUCKING

the sucking by newborns and young babies of items which do not render milk, in order, for instance, to elicit calm or aid sleep....

NONSPECIFIC EFFECT

a result or consequence whose particular cause or precipitating features are unrecognized, for instance, the impact on a patient of the belief that...

NON-WESTERN THERAPIES

alternatives or complements to classical Western types of and techniques in psychotherapy and counseling which emphasizes the body, and the interdependency of all organisms...

NORMATIVE INFLUENCE

the private and interpersonal procedures which cause people to feel, think, and behave in ways which are aligned with cultural standards, principles, and norms....

NOSOMANIA

noun. a seldom utilized word for an unfounded, irregular belief that one is a victim of a certain illness.

NUCLEAR COMPLEX

a primary conflict or trouble which is grounded in infancy, for instance, emotions of beig inferior, or the oedipus complex.

NUISANCE VARIABLE

a variant which has no intrinsic relevance to the experiment but might assist with an increase in experimental error.

NURSING HOME

a long-term care institution which supplies round-the-clock nursing care as well as supportive services for individuals with ongoing impairments or disease, specifically older individuals...

NAFE PATTERN THEORY

first proposed by John Paul, the theory suggests that the pattern during which neurons fire is what's responsible for any cutaneous sensations.

NARCANNALTREXONE

prevents the binding of opioid drugs to opioid receptors in the body. Narcannaltrexone is a morphine based opioid antagonist which can, similarly to other...

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