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A testable prediction, often implied by a theory
An individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting.
Ability to modify and adjust behaviors to accomplish new tasks successfully; involves many different mental processes and may vary in nature depending on one's culture.
(psychoanalysis) that part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscience
All the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating.
A mood disorder in which the person alternates between the hopelessness and lethargy of depression and the overexcited state of mania.
A group of severe disorders characterized by disorganized and delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions
A disorder that appears in childhood and is marked by deficient communication, social interaction, and understanding of others' states of mind.
Change of behavior in response to an explicit request from another person or group.
The positive experiences in life, which may neutralize the effects of many hassles.
(law) the hearing and determination of a dispute by an impartial referee agreed to by both parties (often used to settle disputes between labor and management)
A document informing a defendant that a legal action has been commenced against him or her and that the defendant must appear in court on a certain date to answer the plaintiff's complaint. The document is delivered by a sheriff or any other person so authorized.
Breaking of a legal oath
False charges and malicious oral statements about someone
a court order requiring appearance and/or testimony
"The thing has been decided." A claim cannot be retried between the same parties if it has already been legally resolved.
Drug enforcement administration
The agency which controls the distribution of drugs that may be easily abused.
Remote consultation by patients with physicians or other health professionals via telephone, closed-circuit television, or the Internet.
the branch of medical science that uses medical knowledge for legal purpose
A method of healthcare reimbursement in which an insurance carrier prepays a physician, hospital, or other healthcare provider a fixed amount for a given population without regard to the actual number or nature of healthcare services provided to the population
Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan
Children's Medical Record
The parent or legal guardian may sign the release forms. If the parents are legally separated or divorced, release forms must be signed by the parent who has legal custody.
Notice of Privacy Practices
Under HIPAA, individual has a right to adequate notice of users & disclosures of PHI. Under state & fed statutes the use of PHI s pt's authorization is reported
Health insurance portability and accountability
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