FUNCTIONAL BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

1. Assessment to identify circumstances and consequences associated with a certain behaviour. Defined in measurable terms. Used to design treatments and interventions. 2. Any...

GLOBAL PERCEPTION

This term is applied to the overall perception of an object or a situation focusing on the whole rather than the parts.

INTERPRETATION

Psychotherapy. Explanation by therapist ion terms meaningful to the person and their issues, behaviours or feelings. Made along the lines of conceptual framework or...

IRRITABILITY

1. Abnormal sensitivity or excessive responsiveness, as of an organ or body part, to a stimulus. 2. It is a state of excessive, easily...

FACEWORK

has a multitude of potential definintions depending on the application. For example, in social interactions, facework refers to strategic social movements where the individual...

FISHBOWL TECHNIQUE

a process used in groups where people form an inner and an outer circle. The outer circle observes the inner group as they interact...

FREE-RUNNING RHYTHM

the term for the cycle of behavior or physiological activity that occurs if external stimuli do not provide entrainment. See also biological rhythm.

FUNCTIONAL LIMITATION

a term given to the restriction or lack of ability in performing an action or activity.

GLUCURONIDATION

Name of the metabolic process where drugs and other substances are combined with glucuronic acid to form more water soluble compounds that are more...

INTERRUPTED-TIME-SERIES DESIGN

Experimental de-sign with an intervention and the effects of it are compared and evaluated with an outcome that is measured and obtained at several...

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