SECURE ATTACHMENT

Beneficial parent-child relationship, wherein the child exhibits assurance any time the mother or father is available, demonstrates minor stress whenever the mother or father...

STIMULUS STRENGTH

The real intensity of a stimulus and its ability to elicit a response.

SPHINCTER MORALITY

Psychoanalytic theory. Features of personality that includes parsimony, obstinacy that is particularly linked with an anal retentive personality. For having more concept clarity, have...

SIMPSON'S PARADOX

a phenomenon that occurs when raw data from 2 or more studies are merged and the results differ from those of just the one...

SITUATION AWARENESS

the conscious knowledge we have of the immediate environment and all of the events happening in it. The elements are perceived and comprehended. Situation...

SPHYGMOMANOMETER

This measures blood pressure.

STENOSIS

an abnormal narrowing of a passage such as an artery such as the carotid artery or the aorta. It is the abnormal narrowing of...

SEXUAL BURNOUT

a term applied when a person has had an excess of sexual activity and loses interest for a short while. Sexual burnout also sometimes...

SOLDIERS' DISEASE

The dependence on morphine during the Civil War in the US.

SUPPORTIVE THERAPY

A general form of psychological treatment aimed at reinforcing existing defenses and alleviating distress through techniques that operate on a conscious level. It consists...

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