Signs Of Emotional Abuse In A Relationship

Emotional abuse is one of the most insidious forms of abuse because it is not always easy for the victim to understand or to...

PASSIVE DECEPTION

the withholding of specific data from research-engaged parties, like not making them aware of the entire details of the study. Commonly referred to as...

SCHEMA

Mental model of aspects of the world or of the self that is structured in such a way as to facilitate the processes of...

RESTRICTED AFFECT

Subdued spectrum or force of emotional expression. See also: flat affect.

PASSIVE AVOIDANCE

a form of operant conditioning wherein the person must abstain from a graphic act or reaction which will generate a negative stimulus.

PARTICIPANT OBSERVATION

a kind of observational technique wherein a trained viewer enters the group under analysis as a member, while avoiding a conspicuous role which would...

BEHAVIORAL OBSERVATION SCALE (BOS)

n. a method of appraising human behavior against a preferred level of performance. More of a behavior-based measure, it is useful not only in...

POSITIVE SELF-TALK

the covert expression of concepts which encourage the development of an ideal performance state and are driving or self-enhancing.

EVALUATION OBJECTIVE

Any purposes of evaluating a program.

MANNERISM

a habitual facial expression or movement classed as characteristic of an individual.

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