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...

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...

GROUP MORALE

the term describing the group members

SLEEP PATTERN

our habitual pattern in sleep, 8 hours straight, 2 4 hour periods or a daytime nap. Whatever pattern we show. For more understanding, have...

SYMPTOM

It is a deviation of what it is considered as normal and it indicates the mental or physical disorder to the person. They should...

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.

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