EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY

is testable evidence which is typically given under oath in a court of law by an individual who will offer their recollection of a...

OBJECTIVE

1. having authentic presence in reality, based upon viewable phenomena. 2. adjective. unbiased or not influenced by private emotions, perceptions, or biases. 3. noun....

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...

PSYCHOSOCIAL STRESSOR

A major life influencing event that leads to intense stress so profound that it can contribute to the development or aggravation of an existing...

Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population

Research Problem The research problem is studying the lived experiences of discrimination and mental illness in the LGBT population. When working with the LGBT community,...

FULLY FUNCTIONING PERSON

a person with a healthy personality, who experiences freedom of choice and action, is creative, exhibits the qualities of existential living. Defined in the...

SELF-CONFIDENCE

1. Our self-assurance in trusting our abilities, capacities and judgements. 2. the belief that we can meet the demands of a task. To be...

SELECTION

Play of forces that determines the relative reproductive performance of the various genotypes in a population, especially in regard to behavioral or genetic traits...

RESPONSE

Any clearly defined, measurable physical reaction to a stimulus.

MULTIGENERATIONAL TRANSMISSION PROCESS

when applied to psychological problems is the theory that some conditions such as anxiety are passed on through the generations. It is one of...

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