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Corpus striatum

A compound structure consisting of the caudate nucleus and the lentiform nucleus, which consists of the putamen and the globus…

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Corpus callosum

A structure of the brain in the longitudinal fissure that connects the left and right cerebral hemispheres and facilitates communication…

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Core conflictual relationship theme

In psychoanalytic therapy, any reference by the patient to earlier failures in interpersonal transactions. The patient typically expresses thoughts and…

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Copropraxia

Obscene gesturing seen in patients with tourette’s disorder.

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Coprophilia

One of the paraphilias, characterized by marked distress over, or acting on, sexual urges involving feces.

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Coprolalia

The involuntary use of profane words seen in patients with tourette’s disorder.

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Coping mechanisms

Ways of adjusting to environmental stress without altering one’s goals or purposes. Includes both conscious and unconscious mechanisms.

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