EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS

is an umbrella term used to describe any environment (a habitat or place) which can affect the species living there simply due to its...

FEAR APPEAL

is one method of changing and individuals opinion or view of a specific concept or ideal; through using the fear appeal, advertisers instill fear...

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-FLOATING ATTENTION

Found in psychoanalysis and in other forms of psychodynamic psychotherapy, the analyst's or therapist's state of evenly suspended attention during the therapeutic session. Also...

FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY

a form of family therapy that focuses on both family interaction patterns and on the benefits family members may derive from problem behaviour. Uses...

GENERAL MEDICAL CONDITION

the name of a disorder that has known physical causes and observable physical psycho

GOAL-DIRECTED BEHAVIOR

Behavior oriented toward attaining a particular goal. Identified by observing that the animal or person ceases search behaviour and engages in detour behaviour when...

INTERNAL BOUNDARY

Psychoanalytic theory. The name of the boundary between ego and id. Also called inner boundary. Compare external boundary.

INTERVIEWER EFFECTS

An interviewers attributes and the influence and behaviours on the answers of a respondant. The appearance, demeanor, training, age, sex of the interviewer, and...

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...

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