CAPITATION

in healthcare, refers to a method of payment that has been pre-arranged between the healthcare provider/facility and the physician. This applies to patients enrolled...

AUBERT PHENOMENON

the illusion that occurs when a vertical line appears to tilt in the opposing direction from the direction the head is tilted when viewing...

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...

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...

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...

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...

BAQUET

n. a large covered container filled with water, ground glass, and magnetized iron filings, along with bottles and metal rods protruding from this contraption....

CARPENTER'S SYNDROME

n. an autosomal recessive disorder which is characterized by a pointed, tower-shaped skull, fused digits, and obesity. A person may also show below-average height...

AFFECTIVITY

the level of someone's reaction or vulnerability to sentimental stimulants. Assessment is a highly imperative part of psychological evaluation- the counselor or physician might...

BARANY TEST

n. a test used for detecting diseases related to the function of the semi-circular canals in the inner ear. Devised by Austrian physician Robert...

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