CARETAKING BEHAVIOR

n. the behavior exhibited by parents as well as alloparents (caretakers) in relation to the needs of their wards or children. Specifically, it is...

PRIMARY CARETAKER STANDARD

Utilized in child custody disputes, the primary caretaker standard evaluates each parent and generally awards custody to that parent that has taken on the...

AUBERT PHENOMENON

the illusion that occurs when a vertical line appears to tilt in the opposing direction from the direction the head is tilted when viewing...

Are psychological services provided by my primary care physician?

It’s understandable that patients would love to get all of their medical care under one roof. It’s not only one-stop shopping, but many people...

SCHOOL COUNSELING

Support, provided by or outside the school to pupils, family, and other caregivers, which focuses primarily on pupils' educational, individual, interpersonal, and occupation modification,...

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...

BALINT'S SYNDROME

is the name for a disorder, resulting from lesions in the parieto-occipital portion of the brain, which causes optic ataxia, visual attention disorders, and...

ANIMAL MAGNETISM

a hypothesized and mystical force that attracts males and females to each other, for the purposes of mating. This term is often used in...

ANDRADE'S SYNDROME

a name for a group of amyloidic conditions characterized by sensory problems, early menopause, impotence, and overall flaccid paralysis. Other names include Corino de...

NEUROLOGICAL EVALUATION

Is one of the major examinations which physicians undergo with new patients typically looking at their- speech and behaviour, orientation and level of alertness,...

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