FALSE BELIEF

has a wide range of potential definitions mostly dependent on the application to real-life, for example, in an psychological application, false beliefs are internal...

FIELD INDEPENDENCE

a cognitive style where the person relies on internal cues and will disregard deceptive cues from the external world. Compare field dependence.

FOOD FADDISM

the dietary practice based on exaggerated and often incorrect beliefs about the effects of food or nutrition on health, particularly for the prevention or...

FRUSTRATIVE NONREWARD HYPOTHESIS

a proposition that consistently withholding reinforcement of responses during operant or instrumental conditioning leads to an internal state of frustration manifested in a variety...

GAF SCALE

Abbreviation of global assessment of functioning that is a numerical scale from 1 -100 used by mental health practitioners.

GLOBAL PERCEPTION

This term is applied to the overall perception of an object or a situation focusing on the whole rather than the parts.

IN VIVO EXPOSURE THERAPY

A person is exposed to situations provoking anxiety in a real world condition to try to master the anxiety and be able to function...

INTERRUPTED-TIME-SERIES DESIGN

Experimental de-sign with an intervention and the effects of it are compared and evaluated with an outcome that is measured and obtained at several...

INTROVERSION-EXTRAVERSION

Self orientation from introversion the range or continuum characterised by inward and concerns self directed and behaviours to extraversion, characterised by outward and social...

KNOWLEDGE FUNCTION OF AN ATTITUDE

A positive attitude toward a friend may assist in attributing that person's negative behaviour to situational factors rather that personal characteristics, and the role...

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