ETIOLOGY

1. Cause and progression of a disease. 2. Science dealing with the causes of physical and mental disorders.

APPROACH

n. a particular strategy or means of study used to achieve a goal or purpose. Also refers to the movement of an organism toward...

BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

Techniques used to study and evaluate behaviour that includes observation, psychological tests and interviews.

TARGET BEHAVIOR

certain behaviour that has been chosen for modification.

EMPIRICAL TEST

Testing a hypothesis with experiments.

PSYCHOSCIENCE

A science dealing with mind, function and behavior. Also a science dealing with mental diseases and disorders and their treatment.

SOCIAL ADAPTATION

the adjustment to the demands, restrictions and morals of society where we all live in harmony.

FLAT AFFECT

a term used for the absence or apparent absence of emotional response to any situation or event. Also called emotional flatness; flattened affect; flattening...

PARTICIPANT

noun. an individual who participates in an investigation, analysis, or experiment, for instance by performing jobs mandated by the experimenter or by responding queries...

KIRTON ADAPTION-INNOVATION INVENTORY (KAI)

It is designed to measure creativity, cognitive style and the degree to which individuals are adaptive, innovative or a range of both in their...

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