BEHAVIOR

n. an action, activity, or process which can be observed and measured. Often, these actions, activities, and processes are initiated in response to stimuli...

CATEGORIZATION

n. the process of grouping or classifying people, objects, events, and experiences. Usually, these are grouped according to classes based on (1) common characteristics...

AUTONOMY

n. refers to the state of independence and self- determination in an individual, a group, or a society. According to some theories, an inordinate...

PMDD: Can It Be Cured?

What Is PMDD? Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is a scary place where PMS overdoses on steroids. It’s a fate that 3 to 8 percent of women...

CONTROL

noun. 1. control, authority, or impact on incidences, behaviors, circumstances, or individuals. 2. the management of all external circumstances and factors in an experiment...

Biological & Psychological Effects After A Death Of A Spouse

Whether the event occurs from an unexpected accident or a prolonged illness, the death of a spouse is a personal shock that affects the...

Collectivist and Individualist Cultures

Collectivist cultures tend to use an authoritarian parenting style to instill cultural values or beliefs in the children. On the other hand, individualist cultures...

REINFORCEMENT CONTINGENCY

A positive or negative relationship with the reinforcer; can be attained by building dependencies between the reinforcer and the response, as characteristic ramifications to...

Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams

  Counselor's role in emergency teams   Interview with an Emergency Professional Emily deals with different crises on a daily basis. She specializes in helping sexual assault survivors...

APPROACH

n. a particular strategy or means of study used to achieve a goal or purpose. Also refers to the movement of an organism toward...

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