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...

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,...

ALBRIGHT'S DISEASE

launched by Fuller Albright, an American physician, a disease brought about for problems to do with the pituitary gland and hypothalamus gland, marked by...

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...

BRUSHFIELD-WYATT SYNDROME

n. a familial disorder which causes mental retardation. The condition is characterized by the presence of a port-wine birthmark, and it is marked...

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...

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...

BOARDING-OUT SYSTEM

n. in mental healthcare, refers to a system in which patients with psychotic conditions are placed under the care of a private home or...

REFERRAL

Sending a subject to another physician or organization to allow for management of specific problems. Also refers to the subject being referred.

MULTIPLE DRAFTS HYPOTHESIS

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

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