DYNAMIC FORMULATION

The attempt to organise a clients information so the therapist can better treat and understand the client.

GROUP MORALE

the term describing the group members

DESCRIPTIVE NORMS

The socially determined standards or morms describing how people react , feel and think in any given situation. Compare injunctive norms.

BEHAVIOR THEORY

n. an attempt to explain behavior through generally-accepted principles. The initial assumption is that behavior can be explained and further described using behavioral theories....

SLEEP PATTERN

our habitual pattern in sleep, 8 hours straight, 2 4 hour periods or a daytime nap. Whatever pattern we show. For more understanding, have...

SENSITIVITY

1. The capacity to detect and discriminate. 2. The probability that a test gives a positive diagnosis given that a person actually has a...

ATTITUDE MEASURE

a procedure in which individuals' attitudes and responses are assigned quantitative values. Several broad categories of this type of measure have been developed, including:...

NEGATIVE STEREOTYPE

is a stereotype (widely held belief) about an individual or group which displays them in a poor light and is normally entirely unrepresentative of...

MATURATION HYPOTHESIS

is the theory that some behaviours and genetics are hereditary whereas some arise after the full maturation of organs in the body, such as...

PROJECTIVE TECHNIQUE

Also known as the projective method, projective technique is any personality assessment process that uses a fixed series of random stimuli in the hopes...

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