ABILITY TEST

1. a formatted or patterned way of examining mass groups of like individuals to determine the average intelligence and ability of each. 2. an...

ABORTION COUNSELING

emotional assistance, support and guidance given to women when they have an abortion, whether by choice or when deemed medically necessary- generally available to...

ABSOLUTE JUDGMENT

a judging process in which something is objectified as being one-dimensional and classified based on a single trait. (see also: absolute judgment method)

ABSTRACT LEARNING

mastery of ideas, theories, and notions, and how they work together

ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT

the atmosphere in which one attempts to learn, which can aid in the learning experience or distract from and diminish it

ACATAPHASIA (AKATAPHASIA)

noun. The regular use of words which are incomprehendable, unsuitable, or not grammatically correct. This trait is often exhibited by those affected by schizophrenia.

ACCESSIBLE

adjective. 1. open to private and reciprocal action- welcoming to therapeutic interventions to aid in restoring or maintaining emotional, cognitive, and behavioral states of...

ACCOUNTABILITY

noun. 1. the degree to which someone is responsible for actions, verdicts, decisions, and more. 2. in regards to the medical field, how much...

ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID (ASA)

a pharmaceutical trade name for aspirin

ACHIEVER

noun. Someone who has the capacity to achieve a level of functioning or wanted consequence.

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