NEURON (NEURONE)

of which there are many classifications, such as- motor neurons, sensory neurons and interneurons. Equally, there are many structural types of neuron, such as-...

BRAID'S STRABISMUS

n. in hypnotherapy, refers to a form of strabismus wherein a hypnotic trance is induced by causing the patient's eyes to turn inward and...

ANOMIA

n. 1. An impaired ability to remember and verbalize the names of objects. See also color anomia- amnesic aphasia. 2. Defective moral sensibilities |defined...

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...

BRIQUET'S SYNDROME

n. a personality disorder characterized by frequent, multiple complaints and treatment-seeking behavior despite the lack of physical symptoms to support them. These complaints often...

SANGUINE TYPE

Proposed by Roman physician Galen (129-215), one of the four types of constitution and temperament. Galen espoused the belief that a ruddy complexion...

ANIMAL SPIRITS

Roman physician Galen (129-215) suggested that these numerous animal spirits flowed through hollow tubes from the brain to all parts of the body -...

NEURON DOCTRINE

first proposed by German physician Heinrich Wilhelm von Waldever- Hartz (1836-1921) in 1891 who said that the nervous system is comprised of neurons which...

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...

AMBULATORY CARE

healthcare or mental help offered to people on an outpatient, non-emergency basis. This kind of help might consist of inspection, identification, medication, and rehab...

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