Glossary P

Public distance refers to the distance at which formal interactions, such as giving a speech, occur about 12 feet or more from the body.
Public distance zone refers to the distance greater than 12 feet from a person that is typical of the interpersonal space allowed for social interactions such as large group lectures or public speech.
Public employment agencies is defined as an employment service operated by a state or local government, designed to match applicants with job openings.

Public goods dilemma refers to a social dilemma in which individuals must decide how much of their own resources they will donate to a public project; social dilemma where one may not contribute any resources in support of a public good, like public park or a highway system, but also cannot be excluded for failing to contribute

Public health refers to the science of dealing with the protection and improvement of community health by organised community effort.

Public health measures refer to community actions to protect or improve the health of society's members, for example, to combat threats posed by communicable diseases, provide safe drinking water, and dispose of sewage, garbage, and other contaminants

Public Investigator refers to an investigator working for local, state and federal government agencies

Pubococcygeal muscle exercises refer to a part of sex therapy for women with orgasmic disorder, in which the woman exercises the muscles surrounding the vagina. Pubococcygeal muscle exercises is also called Kegel exercises or PC muscle exercises.

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