EYSENCK'S TYPOLOGY

is otherwise known as PEN typology; is a system which is used to classify human personality types, through the use of three different categories;...

FIELD NOTES

These are the notes that are taken when out in the field and observing an experiment or a phenomenon. They are not notes that...

FREE ASSOCIATION

the basic process in psychoanalysis and other forms of psychodynamic psychotherapy where patients are encouraged to verbalise freely whatever thoughts come to mind, no...

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...

GENERALIZATION

1. Deriving a concept or theory from a number of specific cases, applying it widely. 2. Judgement derived and applied this way. 3. Conditioning...

GROUP TEST

the term that is applied to the test administered to several individuals simultaneously. Compare individual test.

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...

INVARIANT FEATURE

An object that does not change or its characteristic when the object is viewed under different circumstances. Features that are invariant and are unaffected...

LA BELLE INDIFFERENCE

Seen in some people with conversion disorder it is the inappropriate lack of concern about the seriousness or implications of one's physical symptoms

FACEWORK

has a multitude of potential definintions depending on the application. For example, in social interactions, facework refers to strategic social movements where the individual...

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