BEHAVIOR

n. an action, activity, or process which can be observed and measured. Often, these actions, activities, and processes are initiated in response to stimuli...

Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population

Shiraev & Levy (2013) defines culture as, “A set of attitudes, behaviors, and symbols shared by a large group of people and usually communicated...

SOCIAL PRESSURE

the influence that is exerted on a person or group by another person or group. It includes rational argument, persuasion, conformity and demands. See...

How Does Lamictal Work On Depression?

Depression is characterized by feelings of being overwhelmed that make it difficult to live a normal life. Because the disorder affects each person differently,...

Drugs that Increase Dopamine for Depression

Dopamine is one of your body's main happy hormones. It is released in excess when you are in love, when you laugh, and after...

Can my primary care physician prescribe me antidepressants?

Treating depression is tricky. It is estimated that some 350 million people are suffering from depression worldwide. There are multiple causes and the path...

BEHAVIORAL TECHNOLOGY

n. a range of experimentally-established techniques and approaches which are designed to effect behavioral change. It is a set of procedures accepted by scientists...

Can You take SSRIs and 5-HTP Together?

Drug interactions can be a scary and dangerous complication when two things that are not meant to go together are accidentally taken by the...

Collectivist and Individualist Cultures

Collectivist cultures tend to use an authoritarian parenting style to instill cultural values or beliefs in the children. On the other hand, individualist cultures...

PSYCHOLOGICAL MODEL

A theory in psychology to predict outcomes and explain specific psychological processes. 2. Used to evaluate the performance of an individual utilizing a representation...

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