PROSTHETIST

A member of the health profession specializing the design, manufacture, fitting and maintenance of artificial body parts.

PROTOCOL

The first notes of a study or experiment before compilation in a final report.

PROVOCATIVE TESTING

a testing regimen designed to deliberately provoke symptoms of the presenting condition in a patient for evaluation. This can be done for a...

PSEUDO- (PSEUD-)

A pre-fix denoting fallacy

PSEUDOHYDROCEPHALUS

Where the head of a subject appears abnormally large but subsequent measurement proves otherwise.

PSEUDOSCIENCE

A supposed science with some resemblance to legitimate scientific structure, but due to peer review and scientific scrutiny simply cannot be regarded as such....

PSYCHIATRIC CLASSIFICATION

The recognized grouping of mental disorders into diagnostic categories. The grouping is catalogued in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. ...

PSYCHIC PARALYSIS OF VISUAL IDEATION

A number of visual problems characterized by difficulty in comprehending spatial localization or tracking of a moving object. It is also characterized by...

PSYCHOBIOLOGY

The idea in the mental health profession that an individual client must be viewed in a holistic light in which psychological, sociological and biological...

PSYCHOGENETICS

The study of a genetic tie to psychological attributes.

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