OPPOSITIONAL DEFIANT DISORDER

in the DSM-IV-TR, a behavioral disorder of the younger years marked by repetitive disobedient, aversive or violent actions in the direction of authoritative figures...

OPTICAL PROJECTION 1

the development of a visual picture by way of a slide projector or like tool. 2. the centralization of items in space which correlate...

OPTOGRAM

noun. the physical picture generated upon the retina by the bleaching of rhodopsin by a visual stimulant.

ORAL TEST

any exam wherein the queries are rendered and responded to in an oral manner.

ORDERLINESS

noun. the propensity to be clean and neat and to keep object in their desired places. Excessiveness in this department might be an indication...

ORGANIC APPROACH

the theory positing all illnesses or dysfunctions, cognitive and physical, as having a physiological foundation. Commonly referred to as organic-cism.

ORGANIC-AFFECTIVE SYNDROME

in the DSM-III-R, any disruption of mood with indicators which meet the standards for a mood disorder but which stem from a particular identifiable...

ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT

a worker's commitment to an establishment and desire to continue to be a part of it. Organizational dedication is frequently depicted as having both...

ORGANOGENESIS

noun. 1. the development of organs during growth.

ORNE EFFECT

the propensity for common partakers to attempt to discern the desires or intentions of an experimenter and to attempt to react in accordance with...

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