BIOCHEMICAL DEFECT

Any chemical imbalances in the brain may be associated with neurological and psychiatric disorders.

BEHAVIORAL COUNSELING

n. a form of intervention in which counseling becomes the key strategy. In clinical care, for instance, patients are assisted in either maintaining current...

BEING-IN-THE-WORLD

Characteristic of humans where they exist in the world whereas objects dont. Oriented toward growth and meaning.

BOND-SAMPLING THEORY OF HUMAN INTELLIGENCE

n. a theory on intelligence which postulates that, rather than human intelligence being based on one single factor, it should be sampled from various...

BATTLEFIELD RECOVERY TASKS

n. high-stress tasks wherein the mission is to recover bodies, to identify their names, and to bury the dead. Those tasked to do the...

BEHAVIORAL CONTRAST

n. in research, refers to a phenomenon which illustrates the possible consequences of reinforcement. In positive contrast, the response increases for a potentially more-favorable...

BASIC ENCOUNTER

An experience typically with younger children which involves relating to another forming a casual relationship with them based on mutual trust and empathy.

BURNOUT

The mental, emotional and physical exhaustion from a job or career that shows lack of motivation and a decrease in performance.

BITTER

adj. a sensation of taste, particularly that which is sharp and unpleasant. The taste, best described as acrid, is often associated with the intake...

BIOGCNIC AMINE HYPOTHESIS

Mental disorders are caused by abnormalities in biogcnic amines.

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