PSYCHOLOGICAL DYSFUNCTION

Impaired or abnormal function and behavior.

JOHN HENRY EFFECT

an effect in which competitiveness between a control group and an experiment group to rivalry efforts that disturb the experiment.

DISORGANIZED BEHAVIOR

Any behaviour that is self contradictory or inconsistent.

SELF-EFFICACY

a capacity to bring about a desired result. To bring desired results by performing in an efficient way is known as self-efficacy.

OPTIMAL LEVEL THEORY

any theory which stresses living beings' strife to reach optimal levels of some attribute, like arousal or stimulation, tension, foraging, or motion.

AUTOMATIC DRAWING

the act of drawing images, doodles, or objects while in a hypnotic trance or in a situation in which the attention is distracted. This...

CONTEXTUAL ASSOCIATIONS

correlations learned between objects or materials that a living being is exposed to, and the framework wherein exposure happens.

SUPPORT GROUP

Group that contains individuals with similar problems, who meet on a regular basis to share problems and get support and advices from each other....

ATTRIBUTION THERAPY

refers to a form of therapy in which the therapist tries to modify a client's attributions of events and behavior. For example, for a...

SOCIAL MALADJUSTMENT

1. The inability to develop a satisfying relationship. 2. A lack of social finesse and tact. 3. A breakdown in maintaining constructive social relationships.

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