SCHIZOID PERSONALITY (Schizo- thymic Personality)

A personality pattern disturbance characterized by shyness, introversion, and a tendency to avoid social contact and close relationships.The schizoid individual usually appears aloof, detached,...

SENTENCE COMPLETION METHOD

A projective technique in which the subject completes a fragmentary sentence.The Sentence Completion Method is a further development of the Word Association Test, in...

SALESMANSHIP

Salesmanship is viewed as a form of advertising, since its object is to show that a particular product or service will satisfy the consumer’s...

SATYRIASIS (Satyrism)

A sexual deviation in males consisting of an excessive or insatiable desire for gratification.The terms “excessive” and “insatiable” are difficult to define since there...

SCHILDER, PAUL FERDINAND (1886-1940)

Schilder, noted chiefly for his studies of schizophrenia and the body image, was bom in Vienna and received his medical degree at the city’s...

SACCULE

Smaller of the two divisions of the membranous labyrinth, lying in the spheric recess; it is connected with the cochlear duct by a very...

SAFETY PSYCHOLOGY

Analysis of the human and environmental aspects associated with accidental injuries and risk avoidance. Human aspects consist of risk-free and risky ways of thinking...

SALTATION

Discontinuous movement by dancing or leaping, transition, or development; advancement by leaps. Jerky dancing or leaping that sometimes occurs in chorea. Nerve...

SAMPLING METHODS

Variety of factors taken into account when individuals are picked to participate in research activities. See: sampling.

SARAFEM

Trade name for oral antidepressant fluoxetine hydrochloride.

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