WANDERLUST

noun. a propensity or drive to wander or roam with not intended destination or purpose.

WESTERN BLOT

a technique of identifying a specific protein molecule within a mixture.

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...

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

a specialized department of the United Nations which advocates for technical medical cooperation among countries, performs programs to manage and eliminate illness, and aims...

WERNER'S SYNDROME

developed by a German doctor by the name of Carl Otto Werner.

WERNICKE-KORSAKOFF SYNDROME

a syndrome stemming from persistent alcoholism or nutritional deficiencies, correlated to deficiency of vitamin B. The syndrome is marked by a minor ataxia, confusional...

WOLF MAN

with regard to the annals of psychoanalysis, a landmark case purported by Sigmund Freud in 1918. Freud interpreted this case as affirmation of his...

WIN-LOSE DYNAMIC

the conflict-advocating procedures which happen in scenarios whose competitive reward structures elicit involved parties to feel they can only succeed if other people fail....

WHITE, WILLIAM ALANSON (1870- 1937)

White, a leading figure in the development of American psychiatry, was bom in New York City and received his medical degree at Long Island...

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.

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