CRITERION GROUP

a group examined for characteristics that others belonging to the group are already recognized as having, generally with the intent of assuring a test...

MASLACH BURNOUT INVENTORY (MBI)

a theoretical method for determining the emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and the level of reduced personal accomplishment. There are 22 statements looking at the participants...

SOCIAL ZONE

Actually, social zone is a zone of distance between 2 people like an attorney and his client. You can compare it with intimate zone;...

EGO INVOLVEMENT

The extent to whcich we see an attitude object as being important or significant. Also called attitudinal involvement- personal involvement- self reliance. See centarlity...

PHENOMENON

noun. 1. a viewable occurrence or physical one. 2. with regard to philosophy, something interpreted by the senses. With regard to Greek philosophy, most...

SELF-AFFIRMATION

1. The behaviour of expressing a positive attitude towards to yourself. 2. Psychotherapy. A positive statement about ourselves that we repeat each day. 3....

FACEWORK

has a multitude of potential definintions depending on the application. For example, in social interactions, facework refers to strategic social movements where the individual...

ATTITUDE MEASURE

a procedure in which individuals' attitudes and responses are assigned quantitative values. Several broad categories of this type of measure have been developed, including:...

APTITUDE TEST

an overall assessment instrument or test designed to measure (a) concrete abilities such as dexterity, visual acuity, and clerical performance- (b) abilities of related...

NEGATIVE-STATE-RELIEF MODEL

is the theory that helping behaviour is used during times of stress and anxiety to avoid negative moods.

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