PARAGEUSIA

noun. 1. a skewed perception of taste. 2. a gustatory hallucination.

PRIMAL-HORDE THEORY

In his work entitled Totem and Taboo, published in 1913 Sigmund Freud theorized the concept of the original tribe or family led by a...

PROXIMODISTAL DEVELOPMENT

Proximodistal development is the progression of motor development radiating from the center of an organism to the periphery. The classic example is a child...

PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

The scientific study of mental disorder(s). The field covers the theory, research, diagnosis and treatment of psychological diseases. It is a wide field of...

PREVENTIVE COUNSELING

Preventive counseling has as its main focus the anticipation and avoidance of conflicts or problems for those facing stress in the future. Preventive counseling...

PRIVATE SELF

The part of a person's awareness known only to themselves. The private self is the only one aware of true feelings and self-worth. As...

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...

PSYCHONEUROSIS

A functional personality disorder characterized by disturbing emotional symptoms such as morbid fears, obsessive thoughts, or depressive states, but without gross personality disorganization or...

SENSE OF IDENTITY

our awareness of being a distinct person that appears at a young age. Read about the identity; self; separation-individuation for more understanding about the...

SELF-CONFIDENCE

1. Our self-assurance in trusting our abilities, capacities and judgements. 2. the belief that we can meet the demands of a task. To be...

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