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...

NEUROTIC DEPRESSIVE REACTION (Reactive Depression)

An acute depression precipitated by an intensely distressing situation such as loss of a job, death of a loved person, or financial setback. The...

NEUROTIC PERSONALITY

A pattern of personality traits which renders the individual susceptible to an actual or “symptom” neurosis.The neurotic personality does not exhibit a specific pattern...

NEWBORN INFANT (Neonate)

Anyone who looks through the window of a hospital nursery is bound to be impressed by the fact that individuality begins at birth, or...

NETWORK-ANALYSIS EVALUATION

is the study and analysis of various networks of services by looking at the flow of service recipients through the system itself.

NEUROLOGICAL EVALUATION

Is one of the major examinations which physicians undergo with new patients typically looking at their- speech and behaviour, orientation and level of alertness,...

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...

NIGHT HOSPITAL (Night Care Program)

A psychiatric unit offering treatment and residential care to patients after working hours. In most cases the patients reside at the hospital, but they...

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