REWARD

Layman terminology which is almost synonymous with the psychology term reinforcement.

AROUSAL REGULATION

the controlling of cognitive and physiological activation using natural or cognitive-behavioral methods. See also autogenic training.

PSYCHOSCIENCE

A science dealing with mind, function and behavior. Also a science dealing with mental diseases and disorders and their treatment.

TRIANGULATION

noun. 1. the procedure involved in confirming a hypothesis by gathering proofs from many sources or experiments or utilizing many processes. The information from...

SELECTIVE ADAPTATION

Psycho-physical process wherein recurring subjection to a stimulus generates sensory variation that affects understanding of a successive stimulus. Assessment that perceptual variation can happen...

PRIMARY EMPATHY

A strategy in therapies that are client-centered in which the therapist makes a conscious effort to experience a situation in the same manner as...

OVERCORRECTION

noun. With regard to therapy, a method utilized whenever a client shows improper behavior, wherein the therapy professional asks the client to repeat the...

MARASMUS

is a condition which results in- apathy, withdrawal from normal routines, emaciation from a lack of protein nutrition and if marasmus isn't treated effectively...

ETHNICITY

The categorisation socially based on a person's ethnic group. See ethnic identity.

GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTIONING SCALE (GAF SCALE)

the name of scale that is used to plan treatment and outcomes on Axis V of DSM-IV-TR's system. Reflects levels of psychological, occupational and...

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