Q DATA

Information on a subject's personality traits gathered from answers to questionnaires. It is also called S data as in when the questionnaires are...

QUALITY ADJUSTED LIFE YEARS (QALYS)

An acronym for "Quality Adjusted Life Years"

QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCI (QTL)

Points on the genome that contain genes that contribute to any variation in a give trait.

QUESTIONNAIRE

A list of questions soliciting information on a topic.

Q SORT

A personality measurement technique consisting of putting cards with specific character traits into piles ranging from "most" to "least" characteristic.

QUALITY ASSURANCE

A system of evaluating health care services with the goal of improving their quality. It involves findings for effectiveness, adequacy of diagnostic evaluation,...

QUANTUM

In physics, a unit of radiant energy. 2. The minimum amount of neurotransmitter released by a neuron at a given time (in...

QUETIAPINE

An antipsychotic prescribed for the control and management of psychosis and schizophrenia. It has the ability to bock D2 dopamine receptors. ...

QALYS

An acronym for "Quality Adjusted Life Years"

QUALITY CIRCLE

A quality circle consists of a group of employees gathered together and tasked with improvement in quality and reduction of costs in performance of...

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