PROJECTION

A psychoanalytical theory, projection is the process whereby one subject believes they see attributes (both good and bad) in another. The theory views this...

TRAIT THEORY

approaches which explain character traits with regard to individual facets of one's personality, that being, interior traits which are thought to be behavioral determinants.

SOCIAL SKILLS

These are the skills that allow a person to interact and to act appropriately in given social contexts. The skills include assertiveness, coping, communication...

GANSER SYNDROME

Condition seen in mental hospitals and prisons where a dissociative state occurs from the unconscious effort to flee from an intolerable setting. It is...

EMOTIONAL STRESS

The feeling of psychological strain.

STEREOTYPE

a set of generalisations about a group of people or a social category. It may correct or incorrect. Mostly, these statements are exaggerated. See...

EFFICACY

1.The competence of behavioural performance with reference to a person's perception of performance capabilities. 2. Pharmacology. Dealing with dose relationship.

DISSOCIATIVE DISORDERS

A group of disorders showing a sudde, gradual or chronic disruption in normal integrative functions of consciousness, ememory etc.

SELF-CONFIDENCE

1. Our self-assurance in trusting our abilities, capacities and judgements. 2. the belief that we can meet the demands of a task. To be...

IRRATIONAL BELIEF

or cognitive distortion is an illogical, erroneous or distorted idea, firmly held despite objective contradictory evidence. This was attributed to U.S. Psychologist Albert Ellis...

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