DISCONTINUITY THEORY

Compare to continuity hypothesis. See all-or-none learning hypothesis- eureka task.

EGO-DEFENSIVE FUNCTION OF AN ATTITUDE

The role that an attitude plays in maintaining and enhancing our self esteem.

MENTAL STATUS EXAMINATION (MSE)

a complete evaluation of a patients mental health taking into consideration data including interviews taken by professionals to standardized tests.

ROMANTIC LOVE

Love relationship wherein intimate affection and passionate fervor are key components. While the adored party is commonly appreciated and frequently idealized, analysis suggests that...

COUNSELING

professional help in handling and processes private problems, such as behavior-related, job-related, marriage, school, rehabilitative, school-based, life-stage, and emotionally rooted problems. The therapist employs...

EMOTIONAL STRESS

The feeling of psychological strain.

MENTAL HYGIENE

is an approach to mental health which states that mental health issues can be avoided given the appropriate level of education and an stable...

POPULATION STEREOTYPE

with regard to ergonomics, generalizations about the perceptual, mental, or physical traits of a set of users, which are pertinent to the modeling of...

REFLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS

Referring to its own actions, an aspect of consciousness. Also known as: self-consciousness; self-reflection.

STRATIFIED RANDOM SAMPLING

Is a type of sampling conducted randomly within different strata of the population; the sample obtained is known as stratified sample. The proportion of...

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