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...

APOPLECTICUS

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

REFERRAL

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

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...

MATERNAL DEPRIVATION

is the lack of appropriate levels of nurturing for the young or child due to the lack of a maternal character or primary care...

GOLTZ-GORLIN SYNDROME

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

FALLOPIUS

is considered one of the most important anatomists and physicians of the sixteenth century, having argued against some of the accepted theories of the...

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...

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...

PAYTON, CAROLYN R

An American psychologist, Carolyn Payton is widely recognized as director of the Peace Corps in the late 1970's and as a primary advocate for...

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