FAMILY COUNSELING

is one of the various types of counselling whereby parents, or even other family members, work with trained individual's such as social workers, psychologists...

FILIAL ANXIETY

term that describes a child's fear and apprehension that comes from relationships with their parents. It can be in relation to care given by...

FREE ASSOCIATION

the basic process in psychoanalysis and other forms of psychodynamic psychotherapy where patients are encouraged to verbalise freely whatever thoughts come to mind, no...

FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS

1. Detailed analysis of a behaviour to identify contingencies that sustain the behaviour. 2. Synthesis of a client's behaviour problems and variables that are...

GENDER BIAS

This covers a variety of biases that relate to the differential treatment of males and females. May be unwarranted assumptions and can include omitting...

GOAL ORIENTATION

1. Tendency for a person to physically and mentally position themselves toward their goal. 2. Characteristic of a person tending to direct their behaviour...

INTERGROUP CONFLICT

The term for disagreement or confrontation between two or more groups and their members. This may involve physical violence, interpersonal discord and psychological tension....

INTERVIEW

A conversation that is directed in which a clinician, employer, therapist, researcher or (the interviewer) intends to elicit specific information from an individual (the...

INVERSE RELATIONSHIP

A relationship which is negative when one variable decreases and the other variable increases, or vice versa

LABELING THEORY

Describing an individual as deviant and then treating them as such may result in mental disorder or delinquency also called societal reaction theory and...

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