Glossary V

The term "variation" refers to the natural differences and diversity that exist among individuals in terms of their thoughts, behaviors, emotions, and other psychological attributes. Variation is a fundamental aspect of human nature and is influenced by a combination of genetic, environmental, cultural, and developmental factors. Understanding variation is essential in psychology as it helps researchers and practitioners appreciate the range of human experiences and behaviors.

Deutsch: Varietät

The term "variety" refers to the range or diversity of something. This can refer to a variety of different concepts or phenomena within psychology, such as the range of emotions or behaviors that an individual experiences, the diversity of cultural or social experiences that shape an individual's development, or the variety of treatment options or interventions that are available to address a particular problem or challenge.

Vascular dementia refers to a form of Dementia resulting from a vascular disease that causes deprivation of the blood supply to the brain. It is a progressive brain disorder involving loss of cognitive functioning caused by blockage of blood flow to the brain, that appears concurrently with other neurological signs and symptoms.
Vascular system refers to the blood supply system of arteries and veins.

Vasocongestion refers to the movement of blood flow into the genitals resulting in a variety of responses including erection in men and lubrication in women

VDT acronym for Video Display Terminal. A computer monitor may also be called a Video Display Terminal.

Vegetative features refer to bodily symptoms often seen in conjunction with mood disorders, that includes insomnia, poor appetite, and low energy.

Venereal wart refers to wart-like growth on the genitals. Venereal wart is confined primarily to the moist skin of the genitals.

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