VENTILATION CONDITIONS

Atmospheric conditions—primarily temperature, humidity, and air flow—constitute an important problem in industrial psychology and human engineering, since they have considerable influence on productivity, accident...

VIGOTSKY TEST

A test of conceptual thinking in which the subject classifies blocks according to different characteristicsdeveloped by the Soviet psychologist L. Vigotsky and introduced in...

VISIBILITY CURVE

A graph representing the sensitivity of the eye to different wavelengths of light. Two types of curves are usually constructed, one for daylight vision...

VISIBLE SPECTRUM

The range of electromagnetic waves visible to the human eye.Our sense of vision is activated by radiant energy emitted or reflected from objects. This...

VISUAL DEFECTS

Common visual defects so often affect behavior and adjustment that they are usually included in the field of psychology. Most of them are due...

VOLUNTEER WORKERS

In recent years mental health clinics and mental hospitals have been using more and more volunteersnot only because of the shortage of personnel but...

VESTRA

noun. a brand name for reboxetine.

VICARIOUS TRAUMATIZATION (VT)

the effect on a therapy professional of recurrent emotionally intimate involvement with trauma survivors. Beyond countertransference, VT impacts the therapy professional among patients and...

VIOLENCE

noun. 1. the demonstration of hostility and anger with the aim of harming or injuring others or someone's property via physical force.

VISCERAL REACTION

a reaction of the visceral organs, like stomach contracting.

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