PARANOIAC CHARACTER

a character style whose main trait is a propensity to blame their surroundings for their hardships.

PARAPHILIA NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED

in the DSM-IV-TR, a residual class consisting of paraphilias.

PARASYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM

one of two departments of the ANS, the other being the SNS. Structurally, it consist of the part of the ANS whose preganglionic fibers...

PARENT IMAGE

a symbolization of the mother or father which exists in the mind of the person but not automatically as a correct picture.

PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS

an international establishment supplying shared social support, educational programs, and activities for single parents and their kids.

PAROSMIA

1. a disorder of the sense of scent wherein an individual is not capable of differentiating scents accurately. Commonly referred to as parosphresia.

PARTIAL REINFORCEMENT EFFECT

(PRE) accelerated resistance to extinction after occasional reinforcement instead of after continuous reinforcement. Commonly referred to as partial reinforcement extinction effect (PREE).

PARTICULARISM

noun. with regard to philosophy, a solution to the alleged criterion problem, that postulates that one can't know if one has knowledge because to...

PASSIVE LISTENING

with regard to psychotherapy and counseling, attentive listening by a counselor or therapy professional without impeding upon or disrupting the client in any manner.

PASTORAL COUNSELING

a type of counseling or psychotherapy wherein knowledge and standards stemming from the disciplines of theology and the behavioral sciences are utilized in working...

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