NECROMANIA (literally, mania for the dead)

Pathological preoccupation with dead bodies.The interest in corpses is usually of a sexual character and may in some cases take the form of necrophilia,...

NECROPHILIA (literally, love of corpses)

A sexual deviation consisting of a morbid sexual interest in dead bodies.This perversion seems to be confined to men. The necrophile achieves sexual arousal...

NERVE CONDUCTION

The process by which impulses are carried by nerve cells.Our knowledge of nerve conduction has gone through a number of stages. Early thinkers, such...

NEURASTHENIA (literally, nerve weakness)

An obsolescent term for a neurotic condition marked by severe fatigue, bodily weakness, poor concentration, feelings of inadequacy, and mental and physical listlessness. Other...

NEUROFIBROMATOSIS (Von Recklinghausen’s Disease)

A disorder transmitted by a dominant gene, causing mild or moderate mental defect in about one third of the cases. The clinical symptoms are...

NEURON (Nerve Cell)

The basic structural unit of the nervous system, which transmits impulses from one part of the body to another.The nervous system is a vast...

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH

The national voluntary citizens’ organization working to combat mental illness and advance mental health.The Association was formed in 1950 by a merger of three...

N1 ATTENTION EFFECT

is the first negative component which is highlighted to a participant or user in an event-related potential.

NAMING TASK

are used to assess an individuals level of language impairment (if any) and if there is any difficulty when recalling general knowledge. Participants are...

NARHC

an abbreviation used for national associated of rural health clinics.

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