Glossary W

Word salad refer to unconnected words and word sounds. This feature of Wernicke's Aphasia is a deficit in placing words together in proper grammatical and syntactical form. This condition is more formally known as Paragrammatism or Extended Paraphasia , and it is characterized by running speech that is logically incoherent, often sounding like an exotic foreign language .

word salad refers to speech that is so disorganized that a listener cannot comprehend it

word spurt refers to the rapid increase in word (mostly noun) learning , occurring at about 18 months of age. It is the increase in the rate at which children acquire new words; it occurs sometime around the achievement of a 50-word vocabulary , or about 18 months of age.
word-initial cohort is a term in auditory word recognition that refers to the initial set of lexical candidates activated by the comprehender.

word-recognition method refers to a method for learning to read in which children come to recognize words through repeated exposure to them.

The Word-superiority effect appears when letters are read more easily when they are embedded in words than when they are presented either in isolation or with letters that do not form words.

- Worden Complicated grief reactions : Worden Complicated grief reactions refer to grief reactions or mourning processes that are abnormal in the sense of being deviant and unhealthy, thereby overwhelming bereaved persons, leading to maladaptive behavior , and inhibiting progress toward satisfactory outcomes in mourning; Worden (2002) identified four (4) types: chronic , delayed, exaggerated, or masked grief reactions Complicated grief reactions is also called Complicated mourning.

Work refers to an activity that produces something of value for others. Work is defined as the product of a force and the distance through which that force moves (W = F x D).

Related Articles

Agoraphobia at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■■■■
Agoraphobia refers to the fear of public places or open spaces; agoraphobics try to avoid being in situations . . . Read More
Anxiety disorders at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■■■
Anxiety disorders refer to a group of serious yet treatable health problems, chronic condition characterized . . . Read More
Aerophobia at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■
Aerophobia refers to the fear of flying or fear of air. It is an abnormal fear of air and gases (particularly . . . Read More
Arachnophobia at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■
Arachnophobia refers to an abnormal and persistent fear of spiders. Sufferers from arachnophobia experience . . . Read More
Dependent personality disorder at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■
Dependent personality disorder refers to Cluster C (anxious or fearful) personality disorder characterized . . . Read More
Specific phobia at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■
Specific phobia refers to a marked irrational, unabating and persistent Fear of clearly discernible, . . . Read More
Acrophobia at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■
. . . Read More
Situational phobia at psychology-glossary.com■■■■
Situational phobia: situational phobia refers to anxiety involving enclosed places (for example, Claustrophobia) . . . Read More
Autistic disorder at psychology-glossary.com■■■■
Autistic disorder: Autistic disorder refers to a severe childhood disorder characterized by qualitative . . . Read More
Culture-Bound Syndromes at psychology-glossary.com■■■■
Culture-Bound Syndromes refer to recurrent patterns of maladaptive behaviors and/or troubling experiences . . . Read More