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...

Can my primary care physician prescribe me antidepressants?

Treating depression is tricky. It is estimated that some 350 million people are suffering from depression worldwide. There are multiple causes and the path...

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...

GENDER ASSIGNMENT

the term used for the classification of an infant at birth as either male or female. Children born with ambiguous genitalia are usually assigned...

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...

INTERVENTIONIST

Atherapist, behavioural scientist, a physician, or other professional who modifies the symptoms or conditions of a patient

MCSOSKELIC

was first proposed by the French Physician L. Manouvrier as being the body type between brachyskelic and macroskelic.

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...

NATIONAL PRACTITIONER DATA BANK

is a national database which is maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services which keeps an archive and active record of...

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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