RAUWOLFIA DERIVATIVES

A class of alkaloids from the same genus of plants as Hindu snakeroot. They are sedatives and anti-hypertensives.

ROSENZWEIG PICTURE-FRUSTRATION STUDY (P-F)

A projective test which assesses patterns of reaction to typical stress situations.It is an all-too-obvious fact that frustrating experiences are a common feature of...

REGULATION OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Action aimed at regulating or achieving a change in the state of consciousness. Includes pain circumvention and pleasure- or variety-seeking behavior. Can...

RECIPIENT FACTORS

The characteristics of a person receiving a persuasive message and the extent to which they are persuaded.

RECEPTOR ADAPTATION

The fatigue shown by a receptor to a particular stimulus after repeated exposure.

REBOXETINE

A norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. The drug has little to no effect on neurotransmission of serotonin, dopamine, acetylcholine or histamine.

REVERSION

Hereditary trait which has not expressed itself in the parent, allowing offspring to look more like a distant ancestor than anyone in the immediate...

REVERSAL DESIGN

Exploratory arrangement which tries to contravene confusing impressions of continuity, classification, and analysis in Latin squares by fluctuating baseline limitations with treatment conditions.

RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME

Respiratory disorder occurring in newborn infants wherein the lungs fail to inflate properly because of a lack of natural surfactant which protects alveoli from...

RESPONSE-BY-ANALOGY PRINCIPLE

Abstract principle which posits that any organism in unfamiliar situations will respond in an analogous manner to earlier responses in situations which were similar,...

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