ADJUNCTIVE THERAPY

any number of additional interventions utilized at the same time as a main intervention to supercharge treatment efficacy. For instance, drugs might be utilized...

PRIMARY CARE PSYCHOLOGY

Primary Care Psychology is designed to provide psychological services within the setting of a clinic, private or public hospital or in association with a...

APHANISIS

n. a now obsolete term that once indicated the total extinction of sexual desire. |defined by British physician Ernest Jones (1879-1958)]

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (PA)

a licensed medical professional who renders care under the guidance of a supervising physician.

PSYCHIATRIST

A highly trained physician who holds a specialty in diagnosing, treating and study of mental disorders. Training (in the United States) includes 4 years...

MULTIPLE DRAFTS HYPOTHESIS

proposed by Daniel Clement Dennett (1942 - ) and British physician Marcel Kinsbourne (1931 - ) which describes perception as being in draft form...

FECHNER, GUSTAV THEODOR

Physician who didn't practice medicine but studied natural philosophy. After an illness he spent time looking at mental and physical aspects being part of...

CAPITATION

in healthcare, refers to a method of payment that has been pre-arranged between the healthcare provider/facility and the physician. This applies to patients enrolled...

OTOLARYNGOLOGIST

noun. a specialist physician or surgeon that examines and remediates illness of the ears, nose, and throat and of the head and neck.

BRUGSCH'S INDEX

n. in anthropology and anthropometrics, refers to the index used in measuring chest circumference. The formula involves multiplying chest circumference by 100 and then...

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