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...

ZOOMANIA

noun. an very severe or active type of zooerasty or zoophilia.

ZYGOMATICUS

the group of muscles, innervated by the facial nerve, which initiates the motion of the upper lip upward, backward, and outward. Its activity is...

ZONE OF POTENTIALITY

the wide array of a pupil's capacity for development, growth, or excellence within a specific skill or subject region.

ZIMELDINE

an antidepressant with SRRI traits which was taken off the universal market in 1983 because of its serious neurological side effects. Previous European brand...

ZONE OF OPTIMAL FUNCTIONING (ZOF)

the wide array of physiological stimulation within which a person can carry on at the peak of physical, cognitive, and skillful capacity.

ZEITGEBER

noun. a cue, like the length of a day, utilized to initiate or time a biological rhythm.

ZIPRASIDONE

noun. an uncommon antipsychotic which is utilized for the remediation of schizophrenia and of acute manic or combined episodes correlated with bipolar disorders. It...

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...

ZOMBIE ARGUMENT

a philosophical debate which centers on the trouble of differentiating conscious entities from non-conscious entities which are capable of carrying out all the...

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