DAYDREAM

a waking fallacy wherein aware or unaware desires, and at times, fears or worries, are played out in the mind. A portion of the...

ABSTRACTION

noun. 1. the development of thoughts or notions deriving from specific events. 2. ideas that cannot be discerned from a physical presence or physically...

ACTIVE AVOIDANCE

a kind of operant conditioning where a direct behavior blocks or delays the introduction of an aversive input, like whenever clicking a button impedes...

AFFECT

the act of feeling a sentiment spanning from distress to extreme joy, from the most minor to the very involved senses involved with feeling,...

AMBULATORY SERVICES

cognitive wellness, guidance, or healthcare services offered on an outpatient basis, thus, not requiring the patient to be admitted to the hospital or healthcare...

ANXIETY

a mood state characterized by worry, apprehension, and somatic symptoms. Similar to the tension caused when an individual anticipates impending danger, catastrophe, or misfortune....

APPREHENSION

n. anxious expectation, worry, general uneasiness, or dread about a situation, event, or the future in general.

ASYLUM

n. originally, these structures were designed as a refuge for criminals (from Greek asylon, sanctuary). From the 19th century onwards, the terms asylum or...

ATYPICAL

differing from the norm in some manner - being unusual, unrepresentative, or uncharacteristic in some way.

AVAILABILITY HEURISTIC

n. a common quick strategy for making judgments about the likelihood of occurrence. Typically, the individual bases these judgments on the salience of similar...

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