DIFFERENTIATION

1. Sensory discrimination. 2. process of conditioning where desired behaviour is achieved by selective reinforcemnet. 3. Embyology where cells change to become a specialised...

DIGIT SYMBOL

A perfromance test on the adult intelligence scale to see how quickly it takes to name the digit associated with an abstract symbol. The...

DIMENHYDRINATE

A histamine bought over the counter for motion sickness.

DIPLEGIA

Paralysis on both sides of the body.

DIRECT SUGGESTION

1. Supportive psychotherapy. Where emotional stress is tried to be relieved by reassurance and encouragement. 2. Hypnotherapy. Where a client under hypnosis is asked...

DIRECTIVE LEADER

The group leader who guides the group therapy sessions.

DISCHARGE RATE

The ratio of patients sent home during a set period of time from a hospital.

DISCOVERY METHOD

A teaching method where students bexperience the processby way of experiments and reasoning.

DISCRIMINATED OPERANT

An operant under stimulus control where response is more likely to occur with a discriminative stimulus is present tahn when it is not.

DISEASE PHOBIA

The persistent and irrational fear of a disease. Also called pathophobia.

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