QUANTUM HYPOTHESIS OF CONSCIOUSNESS

The theory that quantum-level neuron activity is an important part of consciousness.

QUADRANGULAR THERAPY

The four people involved in quadrangular therapy for the couple and each partner's therapist. All four work together to work out problems in...

QUINTILE

20% of a distribution of scores. The first quintile, for example could be the lowest fifth.

QUADRATIC FORM

In mathematics, the form central to multivariate analysis.

QUALITY OF CARE

The meeting of goals regarding patient care. Standards are professional established to increase desired outcomes.

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...

QUANTITATIVE APPROACH

Freud's theory that when it comes to mental processes, there is a qualitative and quantitative quality when it comes to their psychic energy. Processes...

QUALITY ADJUSTED LIFE YEARS (QALYS)

An acronym for "Quality Adjusted Life Years"

QUALITY CONTROL

Procedures to follow when assuring the reduction of defective products

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...

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