CONDITIONS OF WORTH

postulated by Carl Rogers, a state wherein a person thinks of love and esteem as being on a trial basis contingent upon satisfying other...

Can Iron Deficiency Cause Psychological Problems?

The link between iron stores and your physical energy stores has been understood since the 1950's. Iron, the mineral that is responsible for helping...

LITIGIOUS PARANOIA

a strand of paranoia in which individuals quarrel consistently, claim persecution (which is usually untrue) and insist that their 'rights' have been breached but...

CORRECTIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

a department of forensic psychology affiliated with the use of counseling and medicinal approaches toward juvenile wrongdoers and criminals alike in jails, reformatories, and...

SPREADING ACTIVATION

1. Neuroscience. The hypothetical process where the activation of one neuron spreads to others. 2. Cognitive psychology. A model for the association of ideas...

FEAR OF FAILURE

is a relatively normal and actually well documented persistent and irrational axiety of failing to complete a certain task or meet a specific standard....

SELF-PERCEPTION

a person's view of themselves and of any mental or physical attribute that makes up the self. Also called a self-percept. Have a look...

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.

ADOPTION STUDY

a model of investigation that intends to ascertain an estimate of the level of genetic potential of a chosen attribute or illness by similar...

COUNTERIDENTIFICATION

noun. With regard to psychoanalysis, a type of countertransference wherein the psychoanalyst sympathizes and aligns with the client.

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