FACEWORK

has a multitude of potential definintions depending on the application. For example, in social interactions, facework refers to strategic social movements where the individual...

FEARFUL ATTACHMENT

Adult attachment style with a negative internal model of attachment of yourself and of other people. It comes about by doubting their competence and...

FLIPPANCY

a term that describes the inappropriate levity that occurs when a serious problem is being addressed or an anxiety making subject is discussed. Compare...

FREUD, SIGMUND

He pioneered psychoanalysis after studying neurology and turning to mental disorders like hysteria. He developed a method of free association leading to recognition of...

FUNCTIONAL STATUS

the measure of a person's ability to perform activities of daily living independently. Functional status may be used as an assessment of the severity...

GENETICS

The branch of biology concerning the mechanisms and phenomena of heredity and the laws that determine inherited traits. See behavior genetics; biogenesis; political genetics;...

GROUP SOLIDARITY

The sense of fellowship and community displayed by members of a collective who are united by shared purposes, responsibilities and interests. See also cohesion;...

INTERPERSONAL CONFLICT

the term used to describe the disagreement between 2 people in respect to values and attitudes.

INTRINSIC REINFORCER

A response that produces a reinforcer that is naturally related to it. For example a natural sound is produced when you blow on a...

JONAH COMPLEX

inhibition of becoming entirely self-actualized for fear of facing new challenges and situations.

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