ADJUNCTIVE BEHAVIOR

fairly stereotypic behavior which follows the introduction of a stimulant. It varies from straight-forward responder practice where the potential of its happening is afflicted...

AGENCY

noun. Being proactive, generally with respect to supporting a particular objective in some way.

ANGER-IN

n. an expression reflecting the presence of suppressed anger - often leading to internalizing disorders like depression. See also self-accusation.

APPLIED SCIENCE

an approach to science in which scientific principles and theories are applied in practical ways, for example, in the development of an instrument or...

ASSOCIATIONISM

n. the theory that complex mental processes, such as thinking, learning, and memory, can be mainly explained by the associative links that connect ideas,...

ATTRITION

n. dropout or loss of participants during an experiment or during a clinical trial, which may cause imbalance in groups. Also known as experimental...

AVOIDANCE

refers to the practice or an instance of keeping away from particular situations, activities, environments, individuals, things, or subjects of thought because of either...

BEHAVIOR CHANGE

n. any modification in behavior (mainly human) in public health. The change may happen spontaneously and involuntarily without any intevention, or it may be...

BEHAVIORAL CONTRACT

n. a document which describes in detail the rewards and consequences of agreeing to a new behavior and replacing a former one. In psychotherapy,...

BELIEF SYSTEM

n. a set of beliefs which guide and govern a person's attitude. Usually, it is directed towards a system such as a religion, philosophy,...

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