SOCIAL FACILITATION

when we improve our performance in a task when other people are present. This could be due to a heightened state of awareness. Some...

PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS

Symptoms of anxiety and depression in persons who do not fit an established criteria of psychological disorder. Psychological distress is thought to be mistaken...

TRUE SCORE

with regard to classical test theory, the portion of a gauge or score which depicts the actual quantity of the trait held by the...

APATHY SYNDROME

describes a pattern of self-preserving emotional insulation (indifference or detachment) adopted by many prisoners- of-war, for example, in an effort to maintain their mental...

MULTIPLE HURDLE MODEL OF SELECTION

is a battery of selection test typically employed when someone is applying for a position, they must pass each station before they are then...

UTILIZATION REVIEW (UR)

an official review of the need and quality of services rendered inside a hospital or clinic or via an individual care provider. Conducted by...

DISORDER

A group of systems that can involve abnormal behaviour, intense or persistent stress or the disruption of a function. See mental disorder.

ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE

the basic character of the entire organizational surroundings as comprehended by those who are employed in it.

REPEATED MEASURES DESIGN

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

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...

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