PRESENILE DEMENTIA OF THE ALZHEIMER'S TYPE (PDAT)

An outdated label for Alzheimer's type dementia before the patient's 65th birthday.

PRESSURE SPOT

Particularly sensitive points or locales on the body that respond to pressure stimuli.

PRETEST-POSTTEST DESIGN

The determination of who should be given treatment or control conditions and how those treatments or control situations affected the subject. Subjects are...

PRIDE

A conscious emotion characterized by the attainment of a goal and that accomplishment resulting in recognition and approval from others in the group. Pride...

PRIMARY ATTENTION

Requiring no conscious effort on an individual's part, primary attention is the attention one shows to a powerful stimulus. i.e. riveting attention.

PRIMARY EMOTION

Universally accepted and recognized emotions. These include love, hate, joy and surprise.

PRIMARY MICROCEPHALY

A birth disorder primarily evidenced only by microcephaly. The face, while normal-sized, is accompanied by a small cranial cavity with a low, receding...

PRIMARY SKIN SENSES

Like primary colors, primary skin senses are the basic senses felt by the skin. They are: heat, cold, pressure and pain.

PRIMITIVE

An adjective for belonging to the earliest stages of development in a particular field. It is possible to be described as primitive in art,...

PRINCIPLED NEGOTIATION

Principled negotiations have as their goal an honest and fair resolution of an issue regardless of interpersonal relations between the parties, They also have...

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