CRIMINALLY INSANE

depicting an accused person that is deemed to be suffering from cognitive illness or fault which frees then of lawful accountability for the unlawful...

ORGANIZATIONAL APPROACH

with regard to the study of feelings, a conceptual construct, based upon the general systems theory, stressing the part of feelings as regulators and...

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...

SUCCESSIVE DISCRIMINATION

Used in conditioning behaviour this is a discrimination between stimuli presented one after the other.

VOLITION

noun. 1. the faculty by which a person decides on and dedicates their self to a specific path of action, specifically whenever this takes...

PROJECTION

A psychoanalytical theory, projection is the process whereby one subject believes they see attributes (both good and bad) in another. The theory views this...

CONDITIONING

the manner in which specific types of experience make certain behaviors more or less probably.

DISORDER

A group of systems that can involve abnormal behaviour, intense or persistent stress or the disruption of a function. See mental disorder.

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