WERNER'S SYNDROME

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

WHIPLASH EFFECT

a painful trauma to the soft tissues of the neck, that can continue for months, stemming from an abrupt change of motion of the...

WHOLE METHOD OF LEARNING

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

WILL DISTURBANCE

an insufficiency or absence of motivation identified by Eugen Bleuler, a Swiss psychiatrist, as a fundamental indicator of schizophrenia. The individual might seem apathetic...

WITCH DOCTOR

with regard to a multitude of traditional cultures, an individual thought to have magical powers utilizes these primarily to cure sickness and safeguard people...

WOMB ENVY

1. with regard to psychoanalytic theory, the envy experienced by some males for the reproductive ability of females, thought of as an unconscious drive...

WORD-RECOGNITION SKILLS

the group of methods which are utilized to identify words in reading, inclusive of the instant identification of sight words, the comprehension of context...

WORKING BACKWARD

a problem-resolution method wherein the solver starts at the objective state and tries to discover a passage back to the problem

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...

WUNDT, WILHELM MAX

A German psychologist and physiologist. Wundt earned his medical degree and his second doctorate studying under Johannes Muller. He then worked as Hermann Von...

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