PERPLEXITY STATES

A form of mental confusion in which the patient is assailed with doubt and uncertainty about his own thoughts.Perplexity is one of the more...

PAPER-AND-PENCIL TEST

an examination wherein the problems or queries are penned, printed, or drawn and the answers are penned too.

PERSONALITY

noun. the configuration of personality traits and actions which includes a person's individual acclimation to life, inclusive of primary traits, interests, motivations, morals, self-concept,...

PREDATION

the function or practice of stalking, containing, and murdering other animals for food. Prey selection can vary widely or be very particular, and some...

POTENTIATION

noun. a type of drug interaction wherein the addition of a second drug intensifies particular properties of the initial drug that was given. It...

PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS

Social, cultural and environmental influences that affect an individual's or group's mental health and behavior. These may include social situations, relationships, health care and...

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...

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...

PROCEDURE

1. A logical sequence of actions leading to a goal. 2. The set way a study is to be structured or has been structured.

PSYCHOSOCIAL STRESSOR

A major life influencing event that leads to intense stress so profound that it can contribute to the development or aggravation of an existing...

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