DEATH ANXIETY

emotional duress or timidness stimulated by notifications of death, inclusive of one's own thought processes and memory.

ABUSE POTENTIAL

the ability a drug retains to keep someone dependent on it. Such ability is often directly correlated with how the drug is given and...

ACTIVE LISTENING

a psychotherapeutic approach that occurs when the professional listens to a patient meticulously and diligently, inquiring as required, in an effort to completely comprehend...

AFFECT REGULATION

the act of trying to change or extend one's emotional attitude or disposition.

AMELIORATION

noun. a positive development concerning the seriousness of an illness or syndrome, or a lessening of the severity of its signs.

ANXIETY FIXATION

in psychoanalysis, this refers to the continuation of an anxious reaction from an earlier developmental stage to a later one.

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...

ATHLETIC COPING SKILLS INVENTORY (ACSI)

a common self-report inventory that is used to assess an individual

AUDIENCE EFFECT

the influence of the presence of other people on an individual's behavior. Also refers to the belief that other people may subsequently learn of...

AVERSION

n. refers to a physiological or emotional response to a stimulus that indicates that the an object, organism, or situation, should be avoided. It...

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