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,...

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.

OSTEOPATHY

noun. a healthcare system based upon the belief that several illnesses or dysfunctions are a result of anatomical impairments in the musculoskeletal system. It...

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)]

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...

PARIS MEDICAL SCHOOL

a group of physicians and pupils at the Salpetriere hospital in Paris, France, who advanced the research and hypotheses of French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot...

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...

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