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...

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...

ZEITGEBER

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

ZERO-SUM GAME

with regard to game theory, a form of game wherein the players

ZAR (ZAAR)

noun. a culturally-rooted syndrome, typical in Middle Eastern and North African societies, which is credited to spirit possession. Happening most often in females, zar...

ZALCPLON

noun. a hypnotic drug which, unlike barbiturate and benzodiazepine hypnotics, doesn't alleviate anxiety at lesser doses. United States brand name: Sonata.

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...

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...

ZEITGEIST

noun. the spirit of the times . It refers to a form of supraindividual mind at work in the world and developed in the...

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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