CENTER FOR EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES DEPRESSION SCALE (CES-D)

Used to determine a person's depression quotient by answering 20 rated questions.

CONFOUNDS

noun. factors that fluctuate with the independent variable and whose affects on the dependent variable are subsequently hard to distinguish through empirical observation from...

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...

A-B DESIGN

a setup for experiments requiring the measurement of the dependent variable prior to onset of the experiment and again after it.

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