ZUCLOPENTHIXOL

noun. a conventional antipsychotic of the thioxanthene class. Side effects are inclusive of sedation, dystonia, and neuromuscular rigidity, and it's associated with a lasting...

ZELOTYPIA

noun. extreme overzealousness with regard to advocating for a cause.

ZOMARIL

noun. a brand name for iloperidone.

ZOPICLONE

noun. a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic which, like the associated drug Zaleplon, is fairly selective for a certain subunit on the gaba receptor complex, that results...

ZURICH SCHOOL

a team of psychoanalysts who were formative followers of Carl Jung in Zurich, in contrast to the Viennese school of Sigmund Freud's followers.

ZEIGARNIK EFFECT

the propensity for disturbed, unfinished jobs to be better recalled than finished jobs.

ZOOSADISM

noun. a paraphilia wherein carnal stimulation and gratification are attained from the torturing an animal. This might happen via direct carnal contact with the...

ZERO POPULATION GROWTH

the condition wherein the quantity of births and deaths in a society is level, so that there is extremely minimal escalation or lessening in...

ZEN BUDDHISM

a Japanese school of Buddhism, extending back to the sixth century ce, wherein enlightenment was sought via direct, intuitive experience instead of via an...

ZOOERASTY

noun. carnal arousal or satisfaction gained via genital or anal sex or other carnal contact with an animal. In the DSM-IV-TR, the associated terminology...

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