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Decision Making

The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.


Clinical Decision-Making

Process of formulating a diagnosis based on medical history and physical or mental examinations, and/or choosing an appropriate intervention.

Year introduced: 2016


Decision Making, Organizational

The process by which decisions are made in an institution or other organization.

Year introduced: 1986


Decision Making, Computer-Assisted

Use of an interactive computer system designed to assist the physician or other health professional in choosing between certain relationships or variables for the purpose of making a diagnostic or therapeutic decision.

Year introduced: 1987


Decision Making, Shared

Collaborative process of reaching a decision.

Year introduced: 2020


Delay Discounting

The tendency to devalue an outcome as a function of its temporal delay or probability of achievement. It can be evaluated in a psychological paradigm that involves the choice between receiving a smaller immediate reward or a larger delayed reward, and may be used to provide a measure of impulsive behavior.

Year introduced: 2015


Epilepsy, Reflex

A subtype of epilepsy characterized by seizures that are consistently provoked by a certain specific stimulus. Auditory, visual, and somatosensory stimuli as well as the acts of writing, reading, eating, and decision making are examples of events or activities that may induce seizure activity in affected individuals. (From Neurol Clin 1994 Feb;12(1):57-8)

Year introduced: 2000

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