QUASI GROUP

A gathering with some, but not all definitions that make up a true group.

QUALITY OF LIFE

Quality of life can be defined as to the extent certain desirable factors are attained or retained. These include such factors as well-being,...

QUAZEPAM

A fast acting, medium potency benzodiazepine. It is a hypnotic that may accumulate in the system leading to daytime drowsiness.

QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCI (QTL)

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

QUADRIPARESIS

A result of the loss of motor nerve function. A partial paralysis or weakness in all four limbs.

QUOTIENT HYPOTHESIS

The hypothesis that suggests quotients or ratios of two consecutive difference thresholds in a given series are equal. It is an adaption of...

Q SORT

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

QUASI-EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH

A form of research where the investigator has no control over the independent variable, but has power over how the dependent variable is measured....

QUALITY WEIGHTING

Giving weight to each of the individual studies in a multi-layered study. Weight is determined by the factors of design, execution and analysis...

QUALITY

Quality is open to individual interpretation, but generally is the characteristic of a thing or feeling that makes it unique. Quality reflects a...

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