MODELING THEORY

similar to SLT (social learning theory) where behaviours, cognitions and an individuals emotional state can be changed and influenced by the introduction of a...

CATALYST

n. any substance which significantly increases the speed of a chemical reaction. It is only required in small amounts compared to that of the...

OBTRUSIVE MEASURE

a way of gathering measurements or observations wherein those partaking know that a measurement is underway.

INTRAPSYCHIC CONFLICT

Opposing forces and the clash of them within the psyche, it is a psychoanalytic theory such as wishes, agencies or conflicting drives. It is...

INTERVENING VARIABLE

1. Is an entity and hypothetical and is influenced by an independent variable and influences in turn a variable dependent. 2. specifically more, and...

Five Common Types of Psychological Tests

Many people have a great fear of mental health testing. This is often because there is no real scale for "normal" and it is...

EVALUATION RESEARCH

Applying scientific principles, methods and theories to identify, describe, measure and predict importnat factors to develop human service delivery systems. See program evaluation.

The Best Herbs and Supplements for Anxiety & Depression

Anxiety and depression are two of the most common psychological problems that people face today. In extreme cases, therapy and pharmaceutical medications are commonly...

AFFECT REGULATION

the act of trying to change or extend one's emotional attitude or disposition.

BEHAVIOR CHANGE

n. any modification in behavior (mainly human) in public health. The change may happen spontaneously and involuntarily without any intevention, or it may be...

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