POSTSYNAPTIC POTENTIAL (PSP)

the electric potential at a dendrite or other exterior region of a neuron after an impulse has reached it across a synapse. Postsynaptic potentials...

PERSONALITY DETERIORATION

a continual decreasing of someone

PURKINJE FIGURES

The visual recognition of one's own retinal blood vessels. Possible by shining a bright light through the sclera of the eye.

POSITIONING

noun. With regard to psychotherapy, deviation of the therapy professional from their common manner of operation or of conducting a session.

PLISSIT

noun. acronym for a model utilized in counseling patients about sexual troubles. The model supplies successive levels of correspondence or intervention: (i) permission, wherein...

SEMIOSIS (SEMEIOSIS)

when objects, words, gestures and other entities are associated with meanings and function as a sign within a sign system. Read about the semiotics...

PARTICIPATION

noun. 1. participating in an activity, generally one which involves other people in a shared endeavor. 2. the interaction of at least two systems...

PUERPERAL PSYCHOSIS

Psychotic reactions occurring in the period following childbirth, which is technically known as the puerperium. This period extends from the termination of labor to...

PARASOMNIA NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED

in the DSM-IV- TR, a diagnostic class reserved for sleep disruptions which are marked by irregular behavior or physiological occurrences during sleep but don't...

PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE

the department of philosophy committed to the analysis and perception of science and its growth. It is regarded with such issues as the methods...

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