DISMISSIVE ATTACHMENT

A style of attachement combining positive internal model of attachement of yourself where you see yourself as competent and worthy of love and a...

DISCRETIONARY TASK

An unstructured task solved at discretion of the group or its leader using a variety of procedures. See additive task- compensatory task- conjunctive task.

DISSOCIATIVE BARRIERS

The barrier to a full conscious access of a traumatic event.

DECISION-PLANE MODEL

The 2 dimensional schema showing the risks and benefits of research.

DELUSIONAL JEALOUSY

A feeling that your partner is unfaithful. Formerly called amourous paranoia. Also called morbid jealousy- Othello sysndrome or delusion- pathological jealousy.

DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING

A processing of information by several processing units and not a single dedicated processor. See parallel distributed processing- parallel processing.

DEPERSONALIZATION

The state of mind where the self appears to be unreal.

DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

1. Process of deciding which of 2 diseases are showing overlapping systems. 2. Distinction between 2 or more similar conditions by identifying the critical...

DOMAIN IDENTIFICATION

1. Process a person uses to form a relationship between themselves and a field of pursuit. 2. Organisational theory. The specification of methods used,...

DON JUAN

A man who pursues women for sexual conquest. See satyriasis- erotomania.

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