ROLE SHIFT

In interactions between two people in a relationship, one party will adopt the characteristics and behavioral patterns of the second party. See also: role...

OPPORTUNISTIC SAMPLING

the choosing of participants or other sampling factors for an experiment or questionnaire essentially because they're readily available.

CATECHOLAMINE HYPOTHESIS

Some depressions but not all are can be categorised as being caused by a decrease in catecholamines, mainly norepinephrines.

PERCEIVED BEHAVIORAL CONTROL

the degree to which an individual believes an action is under their active management.

MANUAL ARTS THERAPY

is the use of manual arts such as woodworking and metalworking as rehabilitative activities.

MEDITATION

is considered an exercise during which the individual enters an extended state of contemplation and reflection over a specific subject or their general existence,...

PUNISHMENT

A factor in operant conditioning. Basically, the process that makes a certain response to a stimulus less probable. As an example, if a subject...

MOOD DISORDER

is defined by the DSM (diagnostic statistical manual) as: a psychiatric disorder in which the principal feature is mood disturbance. Mood disorders include the...

BROFAROMINE

n. a drug prescribed in the treatment of anxiety and depression. (Trade name: Consonar). This antidepressant acts as a reversible inhibitor of monoamine oxidase...

DEATH WISH

1. with regard to psychoanalytic theory, an aware or unaware desire that someone else, especially an authority figure, will meet their demise. 2. an...

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