PARTICIPANT OBSERVATION

a kind of observational technique wherein a trained viewer enters the group under analysis as a member, while avoiding a conspicuous role which would...

POSTPARTUM PSYCHOSIS

psychotic indicators which take place in women briefly following the birth of a child, frequently correlated with postpartum depression.

PRISON PSYCHOSIS

A psychosis brought upon by actual or anticipated incarceration in prison. If the subject is vulnerable to schizophrenic tendencies, prison will magnify and...

PSEUDOMUTUALITY

A familial relationship that, on the surface, appears to be mutually open and understanding. However, the true nature of the relationship is actually one...

PSYCHOGENESIS

The origin and subsequent development of behavior, personality and processes concerned with mental and psychic action. 2. The first instance of a particular event...

P FACTOR ANALYSIS

factor analysis which consists of statistically examining many reactions given by a sole person across many events, instead of analyzing many reactions of a...

SENSORY EXPLOITATION

Sensory exploitation is to use sensory bias to gain a better reproductive success by changing behaviour to be more attractive to a mate. It...

SELF-HELP

a focus on self-guided rather than being guided by a professional to cope with your problems.

PSYCHOLEPSY

The acute onset of a major depressive event. Often associated with a bipolar disorder.

PRENATAL INFLUENCE

any impact on the growing organism between conception and birth. Prenatal influences are inclusive of radiation impacts, maternal illnesses, substance abuse, prolonged and/or frequent...

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