BEHAVIOR THERAPY

in psychotherapy, refers to a broad method which combines both the psychological and behavior analytical aspects of therapy. In particular, it applies principles such...

FRAMING

the process of defining the context or issues that surround a problem or event in a way that serves to influence how the context...

TOLERANCE

noun. 1. a condition, stemming from continual utilization of a drug, marked by a significant lessened impact with regular use of the same dosage...

SOCIAL FACTORS

These are the factors that affect our thought and behaviour in social situations. This includes feedback, splitting into smaller groups and unresolved conflict. Social...

DYADIC RELATIONSHIP

1. A committed 2 person relationship. 2. Relationship between therapist and client.

SLEEP PATTERN

our habitual pattern in sleep, 8 hours straight, 2 4 hour periods or a daytime nap. Whatever pattern we show. For more understanding, have...

BEHAVIOR THEORY

n. an attempt to explain behavior through generally-accepted principles. The initial assumption is that behavior can be explained and further described using behavioral theories....

DYNAMIC FORMULATION

The attempt to organise a clients information so the therapist can better treat and understand the client.

EVALUATION RESEARCH

Applying scientific principles, methods and theories to identify, describe, measure and predict importnat factors to develop human service delivery systems. See program evaluation.

DESCRIPTIVE NORMS

The socially determined standards or morms describing how people react , feel and think in any given situation. Compare injunctive norms.

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