CONCRETE THINKING

cognitions centered directly upon automatic encounters and certain items or occurrences. Observed frequently in youths, but also in those affected by schizophrenic disorder or...

CARTESIAN COORDINATE SYSTEM

n. In geometry, refers to a system of locating points and elements in a Euclidean (three-dimensional) space using coordinates. This coordinate system indicates the...

CONSTRUCTIVE THINKING

the capacity to resolve problems in daily life with little stress resulting.

CATEGORIZATION

n. the process of grouping or classifying people, objects, events, and experiences. Usually, these are grouped according to classes based on (1) common characteristics...

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...

CONTROL

noun. 1. control, authority, or impact on incidences, behaviors, circumstances, or individuals. 2. the management of all external circumstances and factors in an experiment...

CAPACITY

n. the maximum extent to which an individual is able to receive and retain information such as in mental or intellectual capacity, or to...

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...

CAPABILITY

n. the sum total of both ability and capacity in a human being. Thus, a person possesses qualities such as the ability and talent...

CULTURE BOUND

depicting outlooks, behaviors, or actions which are the result of a specific society and which aren't frequently observed in other societies or groups.

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