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...

BEHAVIOR PATTERN

n. a recurrence of two or more responses which occur in a prescribed arrangement or order. These patterns of behavior develop through operant conditioning....

MOTIVATION

is an umbrella term which can be used to describe a wide number of terms or ideals. One such is the ideal that motivation...

BLOCKING

n. a phenomenon in which a previously-learned thought process prevents or delays the learning and conditioning of new behavior. It may also be a...

ADHD Symptoms in a Baby

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is usually diagnosed when a child reaches school age. Although doctors are reluctant to give a child an ADHD...

DIAGNOSTIC CENTER

A facility able to evaluate a person's condition.

ARBITRARY SYMBOL

a linguistic sign, for example, a verbally spoken word, that bears no obvious resemblance to the thing or concept signified. Because the vast majority...

SELF-FOCUS

1. An ability a person has to direct conscious attention on themselves, thoughts, desires and emotions. 2. A person's ability to analyse and evaluate...

JOB CONTEXT

significant aspects of the work situation different from the work itself. It is the physical environment of the work - co-workers, supervisors and technology.

BEHAVIORAL BASELINE

n. a state of behavior which is steady in form and frequency. As a constant, it serves as a standard against which to compare...

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