OPTIC NEURITIS

swelling of the optic nerve, that might lead to abrupt, painful loss of sight in an eye.

OPTIMAL INTENSITY

a condition wherein the degree of excitement, dedication, effort, and straight-forwardness and the appropriateness of attention and interest are aligned with the desired performance...

ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES

pills taken on a regular basis by females to inhibit pregnancy. Most are combined forms of a synthetic estrogen and a progestin- some are...

ORBITOFRONTAL CORTEX

the cerebral cortex belonging to the ventral portion of each frontal lobe, having significant links to the hypothalamus.

OREXIN

noun. any of a set of proteins, dispersed in the lateral hypothalamus, which elicit feeding and have additionally been identified as playing a role...

ORGANIC MENTAL DISORDERS

in the DSM-III, a heterogeneous set of cognitive disruptions stemming from transient or lasting brain malfunction because of particular organic aspects. Identification of cause...

ORGANISMIC VALUING PROCESS

with regard to client-focused theory, the assumed wellness and inborn interior advice program which an individual can utilize to stay on track in the...

ORGANIZATIONAL HUMANISM

an approach to bettering organizational efficacy based upon the presumption that efficacy is improved if organizational partakers can reach a level equal to their...

ORGONE ACCUMULATOR

with regard to the orgone therapy of Austrian psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich, an enclosure wherein the patient resided for the reason of attaining essential orgone...

ORTHODOX SLEEP

a term for nrem sleep that is not used much.

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