STORIN-AND-STRESS PERIOD

a time of emotional turmoil that is used to characterise adolescence. also known as Sturm und Urang period.

SUICIDE BY COP

a person who commits suicide by being shot by a policeman.

SHORTCUT KEY

a key that is designed to do more than one task and to activate the controls used frequently by going straight to them. Function...

SLEEP EPILEPSY

1. Epilepsy where seizures occur mostly during sleep. 2. Former name of narcolepsy.

SOMESTHETIC DISORDER

A dysfunction of the somatosenses and difficulty in holding postural positions or a lack of pain sensitivity. These disorders are associated with the damages...

SUBJECTIVE VISUAL FIELD

the visual field as seen by the observer.

SUPRAOPTIC NUCLEUS

found in the hypothalamus and the neurons secrete vasopressin.

SIALORRHEA

where a person produces an excess of saliva and can occur in Parkinson's disease and from taking clozapine.

SPIROGRAPH

used to measure and to record the rate and volume of our breathing.

STRUCTURED STIMULUS

The well defined and well organised stimulus. Compare unstructured stimulus.

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