ATYPICAL

differing from the norm in some manner - being unusual, unrepresentative, or uncharacteristic in some way.

AVERSION THERAPY

refers to a form of behavior therapy in which the client is conditioned to cease an undesirable behavior by associating it with noxious or...

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...

BEHAVIORAL COACHING

n. a process in which a client is taught, trained, and guided towards learning a new behavior. The role of the coach is to...

BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY

n. a school of psychology which studies aspects of behavior which are observable and measurable. It makes use of the behavior therory as a...

BIPOLAR RATING SCALE

n. a diagnostic scale for screening and evaluating a bipolar disorder. This rating scale features opposite terms at each end (e.g. very high to...

CARRYOVER EFFECT

n. the possibility that effects gained from a previous treatment may still be present and, therefore, be carried over in the next treatment. Also,...

CONCOMITANT VARIATION

1. the modification of two sensations simultaneously, wherein the variables might be informally connected or both variables might be impacted by another outlying variable....

CONGREGATE LIVING FACILITY

a place where elderly individuals can live with one another in a community setting, sharing meals and participating in group activities together, but retaining...

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...

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