CONTINGENT REINFORCEMENT

1. with regard to behaviorism, making the introduction of beneficial stimulants and, more seldom, the removal of unfavorable stimulants depending on the functioning of...

COTARD'S SYNDROME

proposed by French neurologist Jules Cotard, a psychotic state marked by serious depression and extreme nuhilistic illusions wherein people persist that their bodies and...

CRISIS THEORY

the group of ideas that encompasses the root of disasters, the way people behave when handling them, what causes them, how to prevent them,...

D PRIME

a gauge of someone's capacity to pick up on indicators- more particularly, a gauge of vulnerability or discriminability stemming from signal detection theory that...

ACTIVATING EVENT

in logical emotive behavior treatment, a happening which is existing, former, or expected, that prompts irrational ideas and troublesome feelings,

ADJUSTMENT

noun. 1. a variation in personality, performance, or each by someone regarding the realized requirement or longing for modification. Change might arrive via commanded...

AGGREGATION

noun. 1. a group of living bodies in an area with no noticeable societal construction or organization, retaining the smallest amount of collaborate objectives...

ANHEDONIA

n. an overall lack of pleasure in previously enjoyed activities. Common to both schizophrenia and depression, it forms one of the criteria required to...

APPRAISAL

the cognitive evaluation and interpretation of a phenomenon or event. In theories of emotion, cognitive appraisals are seen as determinants of emotional experience, since...

ASYLUM

n. originally, these structures were designed as a refuge for criminals (from Greek asylon, sanctuary). From the 19th century onwards, the terms asylum or...

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