AUTOSTEREOTYPING

n. refers to the incorporation of stereotypes about the groups one belongs to into one's own self-concept. Also known as self-stereotyping. See also group...

NAIVE OBSERVER I

is an observer, who will have little or no knowledge about the scenario or event they are asked to observe, simply to watch and...

OBJECTIVE

1. having authentic presence in reality, based upon viewable phenomena. 2. adjective. unbiased or not influenced by private emotions, perceptions, or biases. 3. noun....

DISTAL EFFECT

The influence a response from an organism has on the environment.

BEHAVIORAL TOXICITY

n. the acute, adverse effects of exposure to toxic substances. As to the severity of the condition, toxic substances such as strong chemicals and...

SELF-INSIGHT

the understanding yourself in some depth and can be goal or a desired outcome from many sorts of psychotherapy. See derivative hindsight.

OVERLOAD

noun. a psychological state wherein scenarios and encounters are so mentally, perceptually, and emotionally arousing that they drain or even go beyond the person

POWERLESSNESS

a state of mind wherein people feel they have no control over or effect on aspects or occurrences which impact their wellbeing, personal lives,...

SAFETY NEEDS

Second tier in Maslow's hierarchy of needs, following physiological requirements for human survival. These needs include personal security (absence of physical threat), financial security...

FEARFUL ATTACHMENT

Adult attachment style with a negative internal model of attachment of yourself and of other people. It comes about by doubting their competence and...

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