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...

DIAGNOSTIC CENTER

A facility able to evaluate a person's condition.

L DATA

Based on the life record or life history of an individuals and the information about their personality, see o data, q data, t data

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...

DIRECT AGGRESSION

Aggressive behaviour towards a source of anger or frustration. Compare displaced aggression.

SELF-INVENTORY

a question are used by a person to check the characteristics they perceive to apply to themselves.

POSITIVE SELF-REGARD

an outlook of self-esteem or self-value. Positive self-regard is frequently sought as an objective in remediation and is nurtured by the therapy professional's regard...

DISTRACTION

An interruption to attention or anything that draws attention away from the primary task.

ANXIETY

a mood state characterized by worry, apprehension, and somatic symptoms. Similar to the tension caused when an individual anticipates impending danger, catastrophe, or misfortune....

SECONDARY CONTROL

Behavior pattern which does not directly control the environment, but is intended to alter oneself to be more compatible with the environment by implementation...

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