CATALYST

n. any substance which significantly increases the speed of a chemical reaction. It is only required in small amounts compared to that of the...

BEHAVIOR-CONSTRAINT THEORY

A person may acquire a learned helplessness when repeated efforts to gain control fail. See baheaviour contagen.

CONCURRENT THERAPY

1. the employment of two remedies simultaneously. 2. with regard to marriage, couples, or family therapy, the treatment of significant others, relatives, husbands, and...

CONSCIENTIOUSNESS

the propensity to be arranged, accountable, and possess a strong work ethic, interpreted as one end of a facet of personal differences in the...

COPING

the employment of mental and behavioral methods to control the stipulations of a scenario when such are claimed to be wearing or beyond one's...

COUNTERATTITUDINAL ADVOCACY

a convincing statement that contrasts with someone's present outlook

CROSS-SITUATIONAL CONSISTENCY

the magnitude to which a psychological trait is expressed in the exact same, or in an operationally equal, way in varying social settings.

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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