SELF-DISCLOSURE

where we will give over information about ourselves to other people. It can increase rapport and trust between people. To expose one's own self...

SEVERE MENTAL RETARDATION

The diagnostic category that applies to people with IQs of 20 to 30 and is about 70% of people with mental retardation. These people...

PSYCHOANALYSIS

Psychoanalysis, as formulated by its developer, Dr. Sigmund Freud, is a treatment of psychological disorder and treatments. It is based on the assumption that...

PERINATAL HERPES-VIRUS INFECTION

a complication of infection with herpes simplex type 2 wherein the virus within a pregnant female might be given to the growing baby. The...

POSITIVE SYMPTOM

an indicator of schizophrenia which symbolizes an excess or distortion of normal operation, as separate from an insufficiency in or absence of normal operation....

PATTERN VISION

the capacity to distinguish between forms, sizes, and other aspects of items in one's surroundings by visual trends. Pattern vision is lost following a...

SELF-AWARENESS

1. see self-understanding. 2. seen in animal behaviour. To know about one's self. Human beings are more likely to be aware of themselves.

PATHOLOGICAL DOUBT

1. irregular worry about having failed to engage in a specific action. Pathological doubt is a typical aspect of OCD. 2. an aversive belief...

SERENDIPITY

a knack some people have of making a fortune discovery purely by accident.

PREOPERATIONAL THOUGHT

the representative, prelogical and intuitive thinking typical of kids in the second major phase of mental growth.

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