MORAL THERAPY

was a type of therapy seen in the 19th century which believed that a person considered insane could be helped by simply treating them...

ATTRIBUTIONAL STYLE

a person's characteristic tendencies when inferring the cause of behavior or events, that may be based on three dimensions: the internal-external dimension (whether they...

POSTPOSITIVISM

noun. 1. the general stance of American psychology since the mid-twentieth century, whenever it stopped being dominated by logical positivism, hypothetical deductive techniques, and...

DECISIONAL BALANCE

A way to assess positive and negative consequences of choosing a new behaviour.

OVERCORRECTION

noun. With regard to therapy, a method utilized whenever a client shows improper behavior, wherein the therapy professional asks the client to repeat the...

MEDITATION

is considered an exercise during which the individual enters an extended state of contemplation and reflection over a specific subject or their general existence,...

THEORY

a managerial philosophy which tries to integrate facets of Japanese management practices into American corporate society. It stresses participative decision-making by workers, the facilitation...

EXTINCTION

1. Biology. Loss of a species or genus completely or in a certain environment. 2. Neurophysiology. A decrease in a nerves excitability. 3. perceptual...

PREVENTIVE COUNSELING

Preventive counseling has as its main focus the anticipation and avoidance of conflicts or problems for those facing stress in the future. Preventive counseling...

EXPERIMENT

The series of observations under controlled conditions used to study relationships to draw a causal inference.

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