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By Gary R VandenBos Ed.

ISBN-10: 1433803917

ISBN-13: 9781433803918

A useful and trustworthy resource, ""The APA Concise Dictionary of Psychology"" solutions the desires of the ever-increasing variety of considerate readers from all walks of lifestyles who're attracted to the ways in which mental technological know-how and information forged mild at the problems with daily living.This abridged model of the landmark, significantly acclaimed ""APA Dictionary of Psychology"" continues the entire top beneficial properties of the father or mother dictionary, together with 10,000 entries providing transparent and authoritative definitions - together with many revised and up-to-date from the mother or father dictionary; balanced insurance of over ninety subareas around the box of psychology - together with medical, experimental, neuropsychology, cognitive, character, social, developmental, healthiness, learn technique, and so forth; and, hundreds of thousands of incisive cross-references that deepen the user's knowing of similar subject matters. it is a speedy advisor to exploit that explains stylistic and formal gains at a look. It contains appendixes directory significant figures within the historical past of psychology and mental remedies and techniques.

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Also fading out and being replaced by the strong becalled a n o r e x i a n t . lief in the universal nature of physical causality. a n o r e x i a n. absence or loss of appetite for food — a n i m i s t i c adj. , sex), a n i m u s n. in ANALYTIC PSYCHOLOGY, (a) an ARespecially when chronic. It may be primarily a CHETYPE that represents universal masculine psychological disorder, as in ANOREXIA NERcharacteristics or (b) the unconscious masculine VOSA, or it may have physiological causes, such component of the female psyche.

Ambivalent adj. jects within the room. Also called Ames disa m b i v a l e n t a t t a c h m e n t see INSECURE AT- torted room. [Adelbert Ames, Jr. (1880-1955), TACHMENT. S. psychologist, inventor, and artist] a m b l y o p i a n. poor vision caused by abnormal a m e t r o p i a n. any refractive abnormality of the visual experience in early life and not any physieye, including MYOPIA (nearsightedness), HYcal defect of the eye. Common predisposing conPEROPIA (farsightedness), and ASTIGMATISM.

A n a l g e s i a n. absence of or reduction in the sensation of pain. Drugs and other substances that a n a l s t a g e in psychoanaljtic theory, the second stage of PSYCHOSEXUAL DEVELOPMENT, typically alleviate pain are called analgesics. The former occurring during the 2nd year of life, in which usually are classed as opioid (narcotic) or the child's Interest and sexual pleasure are fononopioid (nonnarcotic), depending on their cused on the expulsion and retention of feces chemical composition and potential for physical and the sadistic instinct is linked to the desire to dependence.

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