REPEATED MEASURES DESIGN

Framework for research wherein specific individuals are evaluated on specific dependent variables over time, during repeated episodes.

REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGY

Branch of psychology specializing in applying psychological understanding to chronic or disabling heath issues. Promotes prevention and treatment of such issues utilizing study of...

MANIFEST GOAL

is the openly stated goal or aim of a specific piece of research. This goal will be evaluated at the closing of the experiment.

CROSS-SECTIONAL DESIGN

a trial and error model wherein people of carrying ages or growth stages are compared to one another.

GLOBAL PERCEPTION

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

SECONDARY GAINS

In psychoanalysis, social, occupational, or interpersonal advantages that a patient derives from symptoms. Indirect benefit, usually obtained through an illness or debility. Such gains...

PHENOMENON

noun. 1. a viewable occurrence or physical one. 2. with regard to philosophy, something interpreted by the senses. With regard to Greek philosophy, most...

FIELD RESEARCH

the term that is used to describe any research that is undertaken outside a laboratory and in a natural, social or a real world...

SOCIAL REHABILITATION

1. The achievement of a higher level of social functioning in people with mental disorders or disabilities. 2. Achievement of a higher level of...

STATISTICAL SIGNIFICANCE

the degree to which a result cannot reasonably be attributed to the operation of chance or random factors alone,

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