SOCIAL STATICS

1. An approach to sociology focusing on the distinctive nature of human societies and social systems in abstract rather than empirical terms. 2. The...

SCIENTIFIC REASONING

Form of reasoning which includes the formation of hypotheses and the validation through scientific method of those hypotheses.

SPICY

1. A taste of a highly flavoured food carried through the trigeminal nerve. 2. The primary odour quality seen in Henning's odour prism. It...

SOCIAL

The study of aging and interaction of older adults in the community. Something that is related to the society. That is not personal and...

SCHIZOPHRENIC DISORDERS

In DSM-IV-TR, these disorders are reclassified as subtypes of schizophrenia. These include catatonic type (see: catatonic schizophrenia), disorganized type (see: disorganized schizophrenia), paranoid...

SUBTHALAMUS

part of brain located among the thalamus and hypothalamus. It is responsible for the regulation of skeletal muscular motion. This part of brain contains...

SPECTATOR THERAPY

a beneficial effect on therapy group members by watching another therapy group with related or similar problems.

SEXUAL ERETHISM

an irritability or unpleasant sensation in the sexual organs.

SEDATIVE, HYPNOTIC, OR ANXIOLYTIC ABUSE

In DSM-IV-TR, routine of usage of sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic drugs exhibited by repeated considerable negative effects connected with the recurring ingestion of these...

SURVEY FEEDBACK

where employees are surveyed on workplace issues and attitudes. This survey feedback enables the head of organization to know about the issues of the...

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