EXTRAPUNITIVE

with respect to reactive measures, can be actions which are directed at an individual who is perceived to be the source of another individual's...

FATIGUE

is a medical term which is used to describe a period of extreme tiredness, as a result of emotional strain, physical exertion, boredom or...

FIRST-ORDER FACTOR

Used in factor analysis. Any factors that are derived from the correlation among the manifest variables, as opposed to second- order factors, which are...

FREE-FLOATING ANXIETY

1. A chronic sense of uneasiness and apprehension that is not directed at anything. Often seen in anxiety disorders. 2. Psychoanalysis. General feelings of...

FUNCTIONAL DISTANCE

the degree to which an arrangement of residential faculties will influence the probability of any unplanned social interactions by the residents. Physical distance, position...

GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME (GAS)

This has 3 stages. 1. alarm has shock and countershock phase and can trigger fight or flight. 2.resistance stabilising physiological levels of depleted resources...

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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