FOLLOW-UP STUDY

the study undertaken to see if the short term effects of a therapy will continue after a certain period of time. It is to...

AUTHENTICITY

1. the quality of being genuine and true to one's own values2. in psychotherapy and counseling, a valued characteristic of the therapist, who must...

PRACTICE

repeating of an act, behavior, or sequence of activities, frequently to better performance or learn an ability or trade.

CONTINUUM APPROACH

an perspective based upon the idea that behavior varies spanning a procession from result oriented operations to serious character disarrangement. It concludes that distinctions...

CROSS-CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY

a department of psychology which examines likeness and difference in human actions spanning various cultures and recognizes the varying psychological structures and explanatory designs...

ABUSE POTENTIAL

the ability a drug retains to keep someone dependent on it. Such ability is often directly correlated with how the drug is given and...

ADULT FOSTER CARE

the overseeing of neighborly-centered housing situations for adults who need watching over or those who need help with hygiene and daily living habits, generally...

RELATIONSHIP ROLE

Identifiable role taken on by a member of a group in order to achieve interpersonal harmony within the group. Also known as: socioemotional role,...

TRAIT THEORY

approaches which explain character traits with regard to individual facets of one's personality, that being, interior traits which are thought to be behavioral determinants.

ACCENTUATION THEORY

Henri Tajfel's concept that points out a tendency to over-emphasize the differences between things belonging to different categories, and likewise, amplify similarities between things...

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