FALSE ALARM

is one of the signal detection tasks, where an incorrect observation by a participant in an experiment may be present in a noise trial...

FIELD EXPERIMENT

an experiment that is not conducted inside a laboratory but is done outside in the real world setting. Participants are exposed to different levels...

FOLLOW-UP STUDY

the study undertaken to see if the short term effects of a therapy will continue after a certain period of time. It is to...

FRUSTRATION-AGGRESSION HYPOTHESIS

States that frustration produces aggression and aggression results from prior frustrations. Later noted by Neal Miller that frustration leads to different actions but aggression...

FUTURE-MINDEDNESS

the term used for the ability to engage in means to end future about the future. Being able to think ahead to what the...

GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTIONING SCALE (GAF SCALE)

the name of scale that is used to plan treatment and outcomes on Axis V of DSM-IV-TR's system. Reflects levels of psychological, occupational and...

IN VIVO DESENSITIZATION

Used to reduce and eliminate phobias when a client is exposed to stimuli that induces anxiety. The therapist will produce a series of events...

INTERPRETATION

Psychotherapy. Explanation by therapist ion terms meaningful to the person and their issues, behaviours or feelings. Made along the lines of conceptual framework or...

INTROVERSION

Internal private orientation toward the world of ones self and the inner thoughts of ones feelings, rather than towards the outer world of things...

KIRTON ADAPTION-INNOVATION INVENTORY (KAI)

It is designed to measure creativity, cognitive style and the degree to which individuals are adaptive, innovative or a range of both in their...

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