VERBAL CONDITIONING

the conditioning of a verbal reaction via reinforcement, generally rendered in the form of reward or positive attention. The experiment performer may answer with...

PLACEBO EFFECT

a clinically substantial reaction to a therapeutically inert compound or non-particular remediation. It is now recognized that placebo effects comes along with the deliverance...

AFFECTIVE TONE

the state of mind or sense corresponding with a particular encounter or stimulant. In therapy, whenever a patient doesn't work to acknowledge their affective...

PSYCHIATRIST

A highly trained physician who holds a specialty in diagnosing, treating and study of mental disorders. Training (in the United States) includes 4 years...

CONTENT VALIDITY

the degree to which an analysis gauges a symbolizing example of the topic content or behavior that is being analyzed.

DILEMMA

Situation where a choice between desirable or undesirable alternatives is needed. See ethical dilemma- prisoner's dilemma- social dilemma.

PERCEIVED BEHAVIORAL CONTROL

the degree to which an individual believes an action is under their active management.

AWFULIZING

n. refers to an irrational and dramatic thought pattern, characterized by the tendency to overestimate the potential seriousness or negative consequences of events, situations,...

MANUAL METHOD, MANUALIZED THERAPY

is a method used during experiments which maintains rigid conditions and settings in the study to ensure consistency across the research project.

FACTOR METHOD

is a basic and simple term which is used to describe the method during which factors which are extracted from a specific experiment are...

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