TRAIT-NEGATIVITY BIAS

the propensity for negative character traits to play a greater role than positive character traits in determining overall impressions and to be more frequently...

ASYLUM

n. originally, these structures were designed as a refuge for criminals (from Greek asylon, sanctuary). From the 19th century onwards, the terms asylum or...

PRESCRIPTION PRIVILEGE

the legal privilege to prescribe drugs and other medicines required for the remediation of medical or cognitive health troubles.

REACTION TIME (RT)

The time that passes between the introduction of a stimulus and the reaction by the subject to that stimulus.

REVOLVING-DOOR PHENOMENON

Patient being readmitted to institutions or facilities, usually due to discharge prior to adequate recovery.

FUGUE

a brief period where a person is in a semi-conscious state in routine activity and has no memory of the actions taken. It is...

EMOTIONAL IMMATURITY 1

1. Expressing emotions without restraint. 2. Lay term for maladjustment.

ATHLETIC COPING SKILLS INVENTORY (ACSI)

a common self-report inventory that is used to assess an individual

DOPAMINE HYPOTHESIS

The theory that schizophrenia is caused by an excess of dopamine in the brain. See glutamate hypothesis.

ORGANIZATIONAL POLITICS

behavior by people in an establishment which is aimed at furthering their own interests, or the interests of a specific unit or sect, over...

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