BEHAVIOR THERAPY

in psychotherapy, refers to a broad method which combines both the psychological and behavior analytical aspects of therapy. In particular, it applies principles such...

FLOOR EFFECT

the inability of a test to measure or discriminate below a certain point, usually because its items are too difficult. Compare ceiling effect.

TOLERANCE

noun. 1. a condition, stemming from continual utilization of a drug, marked by a significant lessened impact with regular use of the same dosage...

SOCIAL FACTORS

These are the factors that affect our thought and behaviour in social situations. This includes feedback, splitting into smaller groups and unresolved conflict. Social...

EVALUATION RESEARCH

Applying scientific principles, methods and theories to identify, describe, measure and predict importnat factors to develop human service delivery systems. See program evaluation.

DYADIC RELATIONSHIP

1. A committed 2 person relationship. 2. Relationship between therapist and client.

DYNAMIC FORMULATION

The attempt to organise a clients information so the therapist can better treat and understand the client.

SOCIAL IDENTITY

1. These are the personal qualities that a person has and displays to others consistently that they part of your essential self. The public...

BEHAVIOR THEORY

n. an attempt to explain behavior through generally-accepted principles. The initial assumption is that behavior can be explained and further described using behavioral theories....

BIOLOGICAL FACTOR

n. Anything which affects the function and behavior of a living organism. Internally, this factor can be a physical, physiological, chemical, neurological, or genetic...

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