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glove anesthesia

a sensory conversion symptom in which there is a functional loss of sensitivity in the hand and part of the forearm (i.e., areas that would be covered by a glove). See also stocking anesthesia.

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May 26th 2024

closing

closing

n. ending a session in psychotherapy or counseling. Approaches to closing vary among therapists: Some allow the client to initiate the end of the session; others initiate it themselves.