BEHAVIOR DETERMINANT

n. in psychology, refers to any factor which strongly influences and affects behavior. Whatever, this factor may be, it produces a behavioral effect which...

SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER (SAD)

A form of depression most often associated with the lack of daylight in extreme northern and southern latitudes from the late fall to the...

How to cope with cancer and depression

As many as a quarter of all cancer patients end up suffering from depression during their fight to save their lives There are no...

PROFILE OF MOOD STATES (POMS)

The Profile of Mood States was originally developed by McNair, Lorr and Droppleman in 1971. It is a self-reporting instrument measuring six dimensions...

RESPONSE SET

Inclination to provide answers to queries in a methodical way, regardless of the content of the question. See also: response style.

RELAPSE

The recurrence of a disease or disorder following an apparent cure or improvement of said condition.

BECK SCALE FOR SUICIDE IDEATION (BSS)

n. a scale of 21 items, focused on examining a patient's suicidal intent. More of an assessment tool, it attempts to identify how vulnerable...

STIMULATION

1. The act of increasing levels of activity. 2. Part of perception. See stimulus.

MARASMUS

is a condition which results in- apathy, withdrawal from normal routines, emaciation from a lack of protein nutrition and if marasmus isn't treated effectively...

TREATMENT EFFECT

the significance of the impact of a remediation upon the reaction variant within an analysis. It is generally gauged as the difference between the...

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