Glossary V

Vertebral arteries refer to the two (4) of the four major arteries to the brain, supplying the posterior portions of the brain.

Vertebral column refers to the bony structure that extends from the cranium to the coccyx and encloses the spinal cord.

Vertical axis refers to the axis that runs straight down through the top of the head and spinal column and is at a right angle to the transverse plane of motion. Vertical axis is also known as the Longitudinal or Long axis.
Vertical dyad linkage theory is a term used in industrial and organizational psychology referring to a leadership theory that concentrates on the interaction between the leader and his or her subordinates.

Vertical percentage method is a term used in industrial and organizational psychology for scoring biodata in which the percentage of unsuccessful employees responding in a particular way is subtracted from the percentage of successful employees responding in the same way.

Deutsch: Schwindel / Español: Vértigo / Português: Vertigem / Français: Vertige / Italiano: Vertigine

In the context of psychology, vertigo is typically discussed in relation to its impact on an individual's mental health and well-being, even though it is primarily a physical condition characterized by a sensation of spinning or moving when one is actually stationary. Vertigo is often caused by problems within the inner ear or the vestibular nerve, which affects balance.

Very low birth weight refer to newborns who weigh less than 1,500 grams or 3 pounds.

Very old age refers to a stage of psychosocial development that emerges at the upper end of the life span, after one has exceeded the life expectancy for one's birth cohort.