WORD ATTACK

the technique utilized to synthesize an unfamiliar term into its fundamental phonemes.

WORK FUNCTION SCALE

with regard to functional job analysis, any of the facets on which tasks are scored to ascertain the level of complexity of handling people,...

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,...

WRAPAROUND SERVICES

a philosophy of care and correlated services which are inclusive of a planning procedure involving concerned relatives, central person, and service providers. It results...

WAKING DREAM

1. a metaphor for a vision. 2. a dream-like occurrence happening within the ganzfeild. 3. a dream process in the psychoanalytic theory of Wilfred...

WARM-UP

noun. 1. the utilization of a physical routine to ready the body physiologically for physical performance. 2. the utilization of a physical regimen to...

WAVELENGTH

noun. the measured space between consecutive peaks in a wave movement. The is equivalent to the velocity of propagation of the wave movement divided...

WECHSLER MEMORY SCALE (WMS)

a group of memory tests, initially printed in 1945, which evaluates verbal and non-verbal memory in elder adolescents and adults by methods of recall...

WEIGHTING

noun. the procedure of multiplying test queries, subtests, presumptions which are a part of a test battery, or other gauges which are elements of...

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...

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