PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHOTHERAPY GLOSSARYThe glossary/dictionary that you can find in this section of our site gathers all the technical terms that are currently used in psychology and psychotherapy. Each term presents a brief and clear description.
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GABA (gamma-aminobutyric-acid): an aminoacid neurotransmitter present in the inhibitory interneurons of the central nervous system (CNS).
Genital phase: the fifth and final stage of psycho-sexual development, which begins at puberty and then continues for the rest of one’s life. Sexual drives are partly sublimated and organised so as to facilitate relations with the other sex, form a steady relationship and allow for reproduction.