474 PSYCHOTHERAPY: SCIENTIFIC AND RELIGIOUS
Epileptic aura, a subjective sensation sometimes perceived minutes or hours before the onset of a seizure and serving as a warning to the patient of an impending attack.
Etiology (or Aetiology), the science of the causation of disease.
Exhibitionism, an impulse to display the body, its parts, or one's activities, for the conscious or the unconscious purpose of attracting sexual attention ; sexual exposure.
Exophthalmic goitre, a disease characterized by cardiac palpitation ; tremor, palpitation being usually the initial symptom.
Exousia, a late Greek word reproduced by the Hebrew * geburah ', meaning mighty power.
Exit-avert (or Extrovert), a person whose psychical energy is turned outwards ; the opposite of the introvert.
Fetishism, a love object, as gloves, hair, shoe, etc., which, through
association, arouses erotic impulses. Fixation, arrest of an emotional progression at some intermediary
stage of development. Flexibihtas cerea', cataleptic state in which the limbs remain in any
position in which they may be placed. Free association, association of ideas (trains of thought) spontaneously
arising when restraint and censorship are removed. Frohlich's syndrome, a group of physical characteristics ; corpulency,
atrophy of genital organs, feminine appearance in the male, etc.
It is related to disease of the pituitary.
Genes, the particles making up the chromosomes of the nuclei of the
germ cell. Gestalt, a German word meaning configurationpattern or structure. Glossolalia, speech in unknown tongues or in fabricated languages,
which occurs in religious ecstasy, psychopathic states, and
hypnotic and mediumistic trances. Gonad, the essential generative organ, either ovary or testicle.
Henosis, a Greek term denoting the doctrine of * oneness ' or unity in the nature of Christ; as contrasted with the doctrine that He had distinct divine and human natureshere implying complete integrated personality.
Homosexuality, interest in, and love for, persons of one's own sex.
Hormone, a chemical messenger produced by one organ and capable of exciting action in another organ when carried thereto.
Hypo-, a prefix indicating below, under, reduced, less than, e.g. hyperthyroidism, hypothalamus, hypogonadal, etc.
Hypochondria, morbid anxiety about the health ; fixed ideas respecting