PIDGIN

an improvised contact language combining components of at least two languages, frequently devised for reasons of trading. Pidgins are marked by basic rules and...

PREPUCE

noun. a concealing fold of skin, particularly the skin concealing the glans penis in boys and the clitoris in girls. Commonly referred to as...

PROSOM

Prosom is a trade name for the oral hypnotic agent estazolam.

PLASTICITY

flexibility and acclimatability. Plasticity of the hormonal or nervous systems makes learning and registering new experiences possible. Early experiences can also modify and shape...

PERSONAL FABLE

a belief in one's differences and invulnerability, that is an indicator of adolescent egocentrism and might continue further into one's adult life.

PEDUNCULAR HALLUCINOSIS

repetitive optical hallucinations stemming from pathological procedures in the upper brainstem, that indirectly impact the central visual system. The hallucinations, that might be extensive,...

SELF-OBJECTIFICATION

how we achieve objective knowledge about our self and our understanding of our self.

PRIMARY DATA

The data first obtained through observation or experiment prior to analysis and statistical work up.

PERCEIVED SUSCEPTIBILITY

a subjective approximation of the probability of personally contracting an illness, without any thought of severity. Commonly referred to as perceived vulnerability.

SELF-VERBALIZATION

where we talk to ourselves out loud that can be a cognitive strategy to foster internal self-regulation by a verbally controlling our behaviour. Read...

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