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...

APOPLECTICUS

A form of the word apoplectic, meaning enraged. |defined by Greek physician Hippocrates (c. 460-c. 311 BCE)

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

APHANISIS

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

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...

CARE-AND-PROTECTION PROCEEDINGS

n. an intervention initiated by the court in behalf of a child's best interest in terms of health, education, and well-being. This is done...

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