WITHDRAWAL

A defensive reaction consisting of retreat from threatening situations and, in its pathological form, retreat from reality as a whole.There are many types and...

WHOLE METHOD OF LEARNING

a learning method wherein the complete block of material is memorized, in contract to learning the material in portions.

WEAR-AND-TEAR THEORY OF AGING

a theory of biological aging proposing that aging stems from a build-up of trauma to cells, tissues, and organs inside the body elicited by...

WORK THERAPY

the utilization of paid or unpaid work tasks as a therapeutic agent for people with cognitive or physical disorders.

WRITING TEST

any examination modeled to sample and gauge writing abilities, that can are inclusive of the motor function of writing, grammar, content, and spelling.

WILL TO SURVIVE

the determination to live regardless of an adverse scenario or extreme situations. Commonly referred to as will to live.

WORD APPROXIMATION

a speech disruption wherein traditional words are utilized in untraditional or improper manners as in metonymy, or new but comprehensible words are compiled out...

WORD SALAD

an extreme type of thought disorder, shown in seriously disordered and virtually unintelligible talking or penmanship, marked by serious loosening of correlations quite suggestive...

WEBER FRACTION

the ratio of the just noticeable variation to the severity of a stimulant. Escalations in the severity of a stimulant which are just...

WELL-BEING

noun. a state of happiness, being pleased and content, low degrees of anguish, generally positive physical and cognitive health and attitude, or good quality...

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