LOOKING-GLASS SELF

is a theory which attempts to explain the mechanism and reasoning behind humans consistent attempts to evaluate their own performance first proposed by U.S....

ANXIOUS DEPRESSION

refers to a major depressive episode accompanied by high levels of anxiety and fear.

NEUROTICISM

is an umbrella term used to describe a range of meanings. For example, neuroticism could detail a state of neurosis whilst neuroticism is also...

FUNCTIONAL BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

1. Assessment to identify circumstances and consequences associated with a certain behaviour. Defined in measurable terms. Used to design treatments and interventions. 2. Any...

CONTENT VALIDITY

the degree to which an analysis gauges a symbolizing example of the topic content or behavior that is being analyzed.

PRIMAL DEPRESSION

Early childhood depression supposedly brought on by distant or missing parents. The expression is today considered obsolete.

GAMBLER'S FALLACY

failure to recognise a chance event and gives the belief that an outcome can be predicted that is based on chance outcomes in the...

ERROR OF EXPECTATION

The error that arises from a preconceived idea.

PERITRAUMATIC DISSOCIATION

a temporary dissociative experience which takes place at or near the time of a traumatic occurrence. Those impacted might feel as if they're watching...

PSYCHOANALYST

A specially trained therapist who utilizes Freudian theories and practices to treat mental disorders. In the U.S., psychoanalytically training begins with training as psychiatrists...

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