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 THERAPY

psychotherapy which is informed by and integrates the philosophy and practices of Zen Buddhism and which, alike to existentialism, is regarding the unique connotation...

ZOLPIDEM

noun. a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic posited into the United States' market in 1993 for brief control of insomnia. Even though structurally varied from the benzodiazepines,...

ZENO'S PARADOXES

many arguments introduced by Zeno of Elea, a Greek philosopher, against the thoughts of plurality and movement. People making a trip must first...

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...

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...

ZOOMORPHISM

noun. 1. the crediting of animal qualities to humans, inanimate items, or deities. 2. the utilization of animal psychology or physiology to describe human...

ZOLLNER ILLUSION

a visual illusion wherein parallel lines seem to diverge whenever one of them is intersected by short diagonal lines slanted to one direction, and...

ZUNG SELF-RATING DEPRESSION SCALE (SDS)

a widely utilized adult self-report depression-screening tool modeled to gauge the severity of depressive or mood-associated indicators. It is additionally an instrument for documenting...

ZWAARDEMAKER SMELL SYSTEM

a system for categorizing scent qualities based upon a scheme initially cultivated by Carolus Linnaeus, a Swedish botanist. In accordance with this system, there...

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