PRESOLUTION VARIABILITY

Those multiple behaviors exhibited by a client or patient seen before the solution to their problems is found.

PRESTRIATE CORTEX

The area outside the visual cortex (V1).

PREVENTIVE STRESS MANAGEMENT

Like preventive counseling, preventive stress management adds to the strategy by providing information on strategies for coping, stressor information and opportunities to put the...

PRIMAL SCENE

In theory, the primal scene is the first time a child witnesses his or her parents having intercourse. The child through direct sight...

PRIMARY CONSCIOUSNESS

American Biologist Gerald Edelman first used the phrase "primary consciousness". It describes the human skill to integrate observations with memories. This enabled...

PRIMARY HYPERSOMNIA

Primary Hypersomnia is a disorder with symptoms of excessive need for sleep. These are manifested as lengthy sleep sessions and/or almost daily sleep...

PRIMARY PROCESS

Theoretically, free, uninhibited and unconscious flow of psychic energy from one thought to another. Dominated by the pleasure principle and without regard to...

PRIMARY THOUGHT DISORDER

Primary thought disorder refers to a disturbance in cognition, generally and most often seen in schizophrenia. It has symptoms of incoherent intellectual functioning...

PRINCIPLE

Most often related to subjects of morality or personal conduct, a principle is simply a fundamental rule used to influence action on the part...

PRISONER'S DILEMMA

The term prisoner's dilemma comes from game theory and is basically the choice faced by each participant. Does one confess and get preferred...

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