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Birthmarks

Birthmarks

Definition A blemish on the skin noted when a baby is born is called a birthmark. Birthmarks are abnormalities of the skin that are present at birth. These markings on...

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Definition The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition (DSM IV), defines oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) as a recurrent pattern of negativistic, defiant, disobedient, and hostile behavior toward authority...

Ethical Behavior

Ethical Behavior

Overview Ethics refers to well-founded standards of right and wrong that prescribe what humans ought to do, usually in terms of rights, obligations, benefits to society, fairness, or specific virtues....

Prenatal Development

Prenatal Development

PRE-EMBRYONIC PERIOD Cell Division Stage The first two weeks after conception is called the preembryonic period. By the fourth day after conception takes place, the fertilized ovum is now called...

Group Therapy

Group Therapy

Definition Group therapy is a form of psychotherapy which as small, carefully selected group of individuals meets regularly with a therapist. The client participates in sessions with a group of...

Radiation Therapy

Radiation Therapy

Definition Radiation therapy is one of several treatments used to treat cancer by itself or in combination with other forms of treatment, most often surgery or chemotherapy. It is also...

Cognitive Disorders

Cognitive Disorders

Cognitive disorders are characterized by the disruption of thinking, memory, processing, and problem solving. Types of cognitive disorders include: delirium, dementia, and memory loss disorders (amnesia or dissociative fugue). Risk...