Chanson À Personnages

Entertainment / Literature / Chanson À Personnages: (French, 'song to people') Old French songs or poems in dialogue form. Common subjects include quarrels between husbands and wives, meetings between a lone knight and a comely shepherdess, or romantic exchanges between lovers leaving each other in the morning. See aubade.

Paranoid Type Schizophrenia

Science / Psychiatry / Paranoid Type Schizophrenia: Presence of prominent delusions and auditory hallucinations in an individual, where disorganized speech, disorganized behavior, or flat/inappropriate affect may not be prominent. MORE

Paranoid Ideation

Science / Psychiatry / Paranoid Ideation: Ideation, of less than delusional proportions, involving suspiciousness or the belief that one is being harassed, persecuted, or unfairly treated. MORE

Paranoia

Science / Psychiatry / Paranoia: (par-a-noy-a) A mental state that includes unreasonable suspicions of people and situations. A person who is paranoid may be suspicious, hostile, feel very important, or may become extremely sensitive MORE

Paramnesia

Science / Psychiatry / Paramnesia: distorted recall leading to falsification of memory e.g. confabulation, déjà vu, déjà pensé, jamais vu, retrospective falsification MORE

Paranomasia

Entertainment / Literature / Paranomasia: The technical Greek term for what English-speakers commonly refer to as a 'pun.' See extended discussion under pun, below. MORE

Parapatric Speciation

Science / Marine Biology / Parapatric Speciation: The differentiation into distinct species of populations experiencing some gene flow MORE

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