CONDITIONAL DISCRIMINATION

a prejudice wherein strengthening of a reply in the existence of stimulant relies upon the existence of other stimulants.

BEHAVIORAL COACHING

n. a process in which a client is taught, trained, and guided towards learning a new behavior. The role of the coach is to...

NERVOUS HABIT

are typically actions which exert a degree of control over a situation such as biting ones nails.

ANTICIPATORY REGRET

feeling the negative consequences of a decision prior to the choice made: For example, an individual may decide not to gamble on a horse...

VENTILATION

with regard to counseling and psychotherapy, a patient

ENVIRONMENTAL PRESS-COMPETENCE MODEL

Model of stress and adaptation where adaptaive functons depends on the interaction between external demands and an individual's competence to meet demands.

SIMULTANEOUS CONDITIONING

Pavlovian technique where conditioned stimulus and an unconditioned stimulus are presented at the same time.

DISCOUNTING PRINCIPLE

Theory where a cause is given less weight if ther are other causes possible. Compare augmentation principle.

CANNABIS ABUSE

n. in DSM-IV-TR, refers to a pattern of repeated and excessive cannabis use. Although addiction to the substance is rare, it does occur and...

FOOD FADDISM

the dietary practice based on exaggerated and often incorrect beliefs about the effects of food or nutrition on health, particularly for the prevention or...

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