WERNICKE'S ENCEPHALOPATHY

a neurological disorder elicited by a deficiency of vitamin B. The principal indicators are confusion, occulomotor irregularities, and ataxia. The disorder is most often...

WORKING THROUGH

1. with regard to psychotherapy, the procedure in which patients identify, explore, and cope with psychological problems, on both an intellectual and emotional level,...

WERTHER SYNDROME

cluster suicides elicited by the suicide of a widely-recognized or popular figure whose demise is supplied with significant media coverage. The phenomenon is termed...

WHIRL SENSATION

the feeling of spinning, which is innervated by the vestibular system.

WEIGHT REGULATION

a process, overseen by a complex range of neural devices and structures, wherein the brain seeks an ideal equilibrium between food ingestion and energy...

WHIPPING

hitting an individual with a rod, lash, or like tool.

WAINWRIGHT V WITT

a 1985 case resulting in a United States Supreme Court judgment which escalated the prosecution

WET-GLOBE BULB TEMPERATURE

a gauge to account for impacts of temperature and humidity and to supervise distress in effort to inhibit heat-related damages or diseases.

WILL TO SURVIVE

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

WITHDRAWAL-DESTRUCTIVENESS

noun. with regard to the psychoanalysis of Erich Fromm, a method of correlation based upon withdrawal and isolation from other people, destructive actions inflicted...

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