TEMPORARY COMMITMENT

emergency indeliberate hospitalization of a patient with a cognitive disorder for a limited time to observe or treat them.

TENSION LAW

a concept postulating that any veering away from an organism's optimal degree of exterior circumstances generates a state of tension.

TERMINAL CARE

services for individuals with terminal sickness, now generally rendered by hospices, that might be either freestanding units or joined with a nursing home, hospital,...

TERTIARY CIRCULAR

with regard to Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development, an infant

TEST SOPHISTICATION

familiarity with a specific test or kind of test, that may impact the score achieved on future tests.

TETARTANOPIA

noun. An uncommon type of color blindness marked by trouble in differentiating between blue and yellow. Luminosity perception is normal, but the blue and...

THALAMUS

noun. a mass of gray matter, forming a portion of the brains' diencephalon, whose two lobes shape the third ventricle's walls. It contains an...

THEOBROMINE

noun. a methylxanthine alkaloid which takes place organically within the seeds of the cocoa plant. Theobromine is anatomically alike to theophylline in tea...

THEORY THEORY

any design of mental growth which mixes neonativism and constructivism, postulating that mental growth moves along by children producing, testing, and altering theories about...

THERAPEUTIC JURISPRUDENCE

the study of law as a therapeutic agent. Therapeutic jurisprudence comprises the analysis of how laws, processes, and individuals who play an active part...

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