MEDICAL MODEL

is a term in psychology which is the view that abnormal behaviour is the result of physical problems and should be treated medically.

How to Manage Side Effects when Coming Off Lexapro

Lexapro is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor that physicians prescribe to alleviate the symptoms associated with anxiety or depression. Whether you or your physician...

Collectivist and Individualist Cultures

Collectivist cultures tend to use an authoritarian parenting style to instill cultural values or beliefs in the children. On the other hand, individualist cultures...

SOCIAL PRESSURE

the influence that is exerted on a person or group by another person or group. It includes rational argument, persuasion, conformity and demands. See...

BEHAVIOR PATTERN

n. a recurrence of two or more responses which occur in a prescribed arrangement or order. These patterns of behavior develop through operant conditioning....

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT

The reassurance, encouragement and understanding we give or receive to a person.

Evaluation of a Quantitative Study

  Evaluation of the Research Problem The research problem in this article is: Is there a relationship between discrimination in the workplace and health outcomes (Bauermeister,...

LEARNING

the process through which we acquire new information or build on information previously learnt.

INTERPRETATION

Psychotherapy. Explanation by therapist ion terms meaningful to the person and their issues, behaviours or feelings. Made along the lines of conceptual framework or...

Psychological effects of diabetes

In the United States alone, 29.1 million people live with diabetes. Among them, 27.8 percent are still undiagnosed. Still, both portions of the affected...

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