WEIGHT WATCHERS

a largely accessible weight loss and management program which is inclusive of practices of both support and self-help groups.

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...

WHIPPING

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

WHOLE REPORT

a technique utilized within analyses of iconic memory wherein the involved party tries to remember all of the displayed data.

WILL THERAPY

a type of psychotherapy based upon the theory that neuroses can be veered away from or overcome by asserting one's will and by attaining...

WITHDRAWAL DYSKINESIA

distortion or skewing of deliberate motions correlated to withdrawal from drugs or other agents.

WOMB FANTASY

with regard to psychoanalytic theory, the fallacy of going back into the womb or living within the womb, generally shown in symbolic style, like...

WORD-RECOGNITION THRESHOLD

with regard to analyses involving word recognition, the smallest quantity of time which a term must be shown for an individual to recognize and...

WORKING FORWARD

a problem-resolution method wherein the solver persists from the preliminary circumstances to locate a passage to the favored objective state.

WORLD REGIONS

with regard to the thought of Martin Heidegger, a German philosopher, three separate facets of an individual's lived encounter marked as three worlds inhabited...

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