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Psychology Word of the Day RESIDUAL ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDER, n:A condition listed in DSM-III; child having been diagnosed with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed at a...

FATIGUE EFFECT

is one of the many effects attributed to fatigue, where the individual gradually becomes less and less efficient, even when completing minor tasks that...

FOLLOW-UP STUDY

the study undertaken to see if the short term effects of a therapy will continue after a certain period of time. It is to...

FRUSTRATION

1. thwarting of impulses and actions. 2. Emotional state when thwarting happens. 3. Psychoanalytic theory. Damming up of psychic energy which seeks an outlet...

GAF SCALE

Abbreviation of global assessment of functioning that is a numerical scale from 1 -100 used by mental health practitioners.

GLAND

the name that describes the organ that secretes a substance needed for some bodily function or for discharge from the body. Some glands release...

GROUP TEST

the term that is applied to the test administered to several individuals simultaneously. Compare individual test.

INTERRUPTED-TIME-SERIES DESIGN

Experimental de-sign with an intervention and the effects of it are compared and evaluated with an outcome that is measured and obtained at several...

INTRUJECTIVE DEPRESSION

Individuals who are depressed and have angry and punitive feelings toward themselves. Compare anaclitic depression

KIRTON ADAPTION-INNOVATION INVENTORY (KAI)

It is designed to measure creativity, cognitive style and the degree to which individuals are adaptive, innovative or a range of both in their...

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