LABELING THEORY

Describing an individual as deviant and then treating them as such may result in mental disorder or delinquency also called societal reaction theory and...

EXTRAPUNITIVE

with respect to reactive measures, can be actions which are directed at an individual who is perceived to be the source of another individual's...

FATIGUE

is a medical term which is used to describe a period of extreme tiredness, as a result of emotional strain, physical exertion, boredom or...

FIRST-ORDER FACTOR

Used in factor analysis. Any factors that are derived from the correlation among the manifest variables, as opposed to second- order factors, which are...

FREE-FLOATING ANXIETY

1. A chronic sense of uneasiness and apprehension that is not directed at anything. Often seen in anxiety disorders. 2. Psychoanalysis. General feelings of...

FUNCTIONAL BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

1. Assessment to identify circumstances and consequences associated with a certain behaviour. Defined in measurable terms. Used to design treatments and interventions. 2. Any...

GENDER DIFFERENCES

the term applied to the typical differences between men and women that is often specific to a particular culture where domains as careers, communication,...

GOAL SPECIFICITY

a term used to describe the degree that the target behavior of a goal is defined.

INTERMITTENT REINFORCEMENT

Used in operant or instrumental conditioning. The name given to any pattern of reinforcement where only some responses are reinforced. Also called partial reinforcement;...

INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

An interviewer will ask questions from a script that they are contained in

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