By Ian Stuart-Hamilton

The totally revised and up to date moment version of this well-established reference offers over four hundred new or greater phrases, and is an exhaustive consultant to the major phrases utilized in mental trying out, evaluation and dimension. Over 3000 definitions provide transparent reasons of statistical systems popular in psychology; significant psychometric and different mental exams; different types of psychological disease, psychological incapacity, and mind harm; often used scientific phrases; easy neuroanatomy; and kinds of mental remedies. This ebook is acceptable for all degrees of figuring out, from undergraduate and postgraduate scholars to practitioners of psychology and linked fields, with specific cognizance to statistical phrases utilized in standard collage syllabuses, in addition to exams typically on hand in machine applications and mentioned in mental journals and related guides.

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Anorgasmia Inability to orgasm. anosmia Inability to smell. anosognosia Denial of illness. The term is usually employed specifically to describe denial of a very ‘obvious’ debilitating problem such as paralysis or blindness. ANOVA analysis of variance. ANOVA table The ‘correct form’ for presenting the results of an analysis of variance. , F. ‘Source’ refers to the source of the variance. This includes all the empirically observed measures (the between groups measures and within groups measures), plus any interactions.

Compare with undifferentiated sex role identity. andromania nymphomania. androphobia A phobia of men. anecdotal evidence Evidence accrued from hearsay or witness reports, which has not been systematically examined for its veracity. A more specific form of testing is implied by anecdotal testing. g. , may be more reliable than the patient’s self-report). See anecdotal evidence. anemophobia aerophobia. anencephalia Absence of brain. anergasia Loss of function, usually with the implication that there is a known physical cause.

Part of the Bender Visual Motor Gestalt Test battery. Bender Report A computerized assessment of performance on the BenderGestalt Test. Bender Visual Motor Gestalt Test (BVMGT) Battery of visual and motor skills, including the Bender-Gestalt Test. benign senescent forgetfulness age associated memory impairment. Bennett Differential Aptitude Test Aptitude test for basic scholastic and clerical skills. Bennett Test of Mechanical Comprehension Aptitude test of basic engineering skills. Benton Revised Visual Retention Test Measure of visual skills.

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