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Psychology Word of the Day RESIDUAL ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDER, n:A condition listed in DSM-III; child having been diagnosed with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed at a...

FAMILY COUNSELING

is one of the various types of counselling whereby parents, or even other family members, work with trained individual's such as social workers, psychologists...

FOCUS

the term that is used to describe the concentration and centring of our attention on a single stimulus.

FREUD, SIGMUND

He pioneered psychoanalysis after studying neurology and turning to mental disorders like hysteria. He developed a method of free association leading to recognition of...

GAMBLER'S FALLACY

failure to recognise a chance event and gives the belief that an outcome can be predicted that is based on chance outcomes in the...

GROUP

1. Collection of people. 2. Social psychology. 2 or more people influencing each other. Also called social group. 3. organised collection of animals. 4....

INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

An interviewer will ask questions from a script that they are contained in

KIRTON ADAPTION-INNOVATION INVENTORY (KAI)

It is designed to measure creativity, cognitive style and the degree to which individuals are adaptive, innovative or a range of both in their...

FAMILY THERAPY

involves the whole family becoming involved in the counselling process, instead of focussed efforts looking at a single individual, indeed, counsellors will attempt to...

FOCUS GROUP

group of about 12 people with common characteristics who have been selected to discuss a topic. A leader starts the discussion and keeps it...

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