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blood alcohol concentration

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Law.

The amount of alcohol in a given volume of blood, usually expressed in units of mass per units of volume, as milligrams or grams of alcohol per decilitre (100 millilitres) of blood. See...

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Bronner, Augusta Fox

Karl Tilman Winkler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Psychology. 1284 words.

Bronner, Augusta Fox (22 July 1881–11 December 1966), psychologist and expert in juvenile delinquency, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the daughter of Gustave Bronner, a wholesale...

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compensation neurosis

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Law.

A collection of symptoms presented by a person who has the prospect of receiving financial compensation for an industrial injury, failed surgical operation, car accident, or the like,...

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fellatio

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Law.

Sexual activity in which a man's genitalia are stimulated by his partner's tongue and lips. Also called fellation. Compare cunnilingus. fellate vb. To perform fellatio. [From Latin fellare ...

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frotteurism

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Law.

A paraphilia characterized by recurrent, intense sexual fantasies, urges, or behaviour involving touching or rubbing up against non-consenting people, often in crowded public places. Also...

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McNaghten rules

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Psychology.

A set of rules, established in English law in Regina v. McNaghten (1843) and followed in many jurisdictions throughout the world, according to which legal proof of insanity, and thus lack...

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polygraph

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Law.

An instrument for the simultaneous recording of several largely involuntary physiological responses controlled by the autonomic nervous system, usually skin conductance or galvanic skin...

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querulant

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Psychology.

An unusually persistent complainer, obsessively driven in pursuit of justice to the extent of morbidity (illness), who plagues complaints bodies and courts. Querulants use a...

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Responsible corporate change: detecting and managing employee stress

D. I. McBride, K. Lovelock, K. N. Dirks, D. Welch and D. Shepherd.

in Occupational Medicine

April 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Psychiatry; Occupational Medicine; Law; Clinical Psychology. 1412 words.

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All 120 health and safety inspectors employed by the New Zealand regulatory agency had their jobs disestablished during a restructuring process...

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stalking

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Psychology.

Persistent threatening behaviour by one person against another. (See harassment; harassment of a person in his home; molestation.) In Scotland the common law has always provided protection...

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