CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

A field of psychology devoted to psychological methods of diagnosing and treating mental and emotional disorders, as well as research into the causes of...

CAREER CHOICE

n. the selection of a particular path or vocation in terms of career. This is usually influenced by parental guidance, vocational counseling, and training...

CHILD PSYCHOLOGY

The scientific study of the behavior and development of the child from the time of conception to the beginning of adolescence.At the present time...

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

As used here, character development refers to the development of conscience, moral concepts, religious values, and social attitudes in the child. Research on these...

CONSUMER CHARACTERISTICS

character traits or people or masses of people engaged in acquiring, using, and throwing away economic services and goods, inclusive of the decision-making procedures...

CARTESIAN DUALISM

n. a principle which essentially states that the mind and body are non-identical. The body (and brain) are made of extended, divisible substance, while...

CHILD PSYCHIATRY

The study, treatment, and prevention of psychiatric disorders of childhood—including transient reactions, habit disturbances, conduct disturbances, neurotic traits, neuroses, and psychoses.The psychiatric disorders of...

CASE HISTORY

n. a complete record of information containing all data about a patient's medical or psychological condition. It may cover health, family, and social history,...

CONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY

a type of recollection characterized by the utilization of basic insights retained in the memory to build a more thorough and intricate report of...

CULTURAL UNIVERSALISM

the stance that the morals, ideas, and actions symptomatic of different cultures can be seen, perceived, and evaluated in correlation with universal criteria. Commonly...

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