SOHVAL-SOFFER SYNDROME

a rare and possibly hereditary disease with mental retardation and testicular deficiency, skeletal anomalies and diabetes mellitus. It was reported in 1953 by Arthur...

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...

BRAIN LOCALIZATION THEORY

n. one of many theories which propose that there are different areas of the brain and they serve different functions. Although the brain functions...

BAQUET

n. A large, shallow, covered container filled with individually or a mixture of- water, iron filings, ground glass from bottles through which metal rods...

GOLTZ-GORLIN SYNDROME

the name of a syndrome described by Robert William Goltz (1923- ) and Robert James Gorlin (1923- ). US physicians.

MENIERE'S DISEASE

results in a general disorder of balance and hearing due to a build-up of excess fluid in the inner ear. First proposed by French...

PATIENT

noun. 1. a recipient of healthcare from a licensed healthcare professional. 2. with regard to language, the being which is impacted by or experienced...

GERIATRICIAN

the name of a physician, psychologist or other health care provider who specialises in the bio-psycho-social treatment and management of older adults. See geriatrics.

APHANISIS

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

BARANY TEST

n. a test used for detecting diseases related to the function of the semi-circular canals in the inner ear. Devised by Austrian physician Robert...

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