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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 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...

FRIENDSHIP NETWORK

the term that is applied to the interconnected relationships among a group of friends who provide social and emotional support for each other.

GENDER

Term for the condition of being male or female or neuter. Sex refers to the biological aspects of male and female. Gender implies the...

GROUP HARMONY

This describes the extent to which group interactions among members are friendly, congruous and free from any conflicts.

INTERVIEWER EFFECTS

An interviewers attributes and the influence and behaviours on the answers of a respondant. The appearance, demeanor, training, age, sex of the interviewer, and...

KNOWLEDGE FUNCTION OF AN ATTITUDE

A positive attitude toward a friend may assist in attributing that person's negative behaviour to situational factors rather that personal characteristics, and the role...

FATIGUE

is a medical term which is used to describe a period of extreme tiredness, as a result of emotional strain, physical exertion, boredom or...

FOLLOW-UP COUNSELING

1. The steps taken by a therapist to help a client with any ongoing problems or new symptoms that may occur. 2. Evaluating a...

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