PROPRANOLOL

Propranolol is used primarily to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a beta blocker that can also be used as an adjunct...

PREOPTIC AREA

a area of the hypothalamus lying above and just in front of the optic chiasm. Nuclei at this site are engaged in regulating temperatures...

PROSOPAGNOSIA

Caused either by congenital factors of by brain injury or disease prosopagnosia is the inability to recognize faces.

PILOT STUDY

a preemptive research project modeled to assess and change procedure in readying for a subsequent and more complex research project. Pilot studies are modeled...

PARADOXICAL COLD

an impact generated in thermal nerve endings which are vulnerable to both heat and cold. The nerve fibers have double peaks, consisting of one...

SELF-TRANSCENDENCE

a state where a person can devote themselves fully to another person, work, cause or activity. It was first described by an Austrian psychiatrist...

PERSONAL ORIENTATION INVENTORY (POI)

an inventory aimed to measure self-actualization. It contains 150 objects which each consist of two statements depicting values or actions. For each item, the...

SET POINT

the desired value of a servomechanism like the level that a thermostat is set at to maintain a constant temperature. It is also taken...

PUERPERIUM

The period between the end of labor and the return of the uterus to a normal condition.

PROPOSITUS

A male proband.

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