FIRST-ORDER FACTOR

Used in factor analysis. Any factors that are derived from the correlation among the manifest variables, as opposed to second- order factors, which are...

FREE-FLOATING ATTENTION

Found in psychoanalysis and in other forms of psychodynamic psychotherapy, the analyst's or therapist's state of evenly suspended attention during the therapeutic session. Also...

FUNCTIONAL DISTANCE

the degree to which an arrangement of residential faculties will influence the probability of any unplanned social interactions by the residents. Physical distance, position...

GENETICS

The branch of biology concerning the mechanisms and phenomena of heredity and the laws that determine inherited traits. See behavior genetics; biogenesis; political genetics;...

GUIDANCE

a term used to describe the direction, advice and counselling provided in cooperation with the client that will often use personal data and interviews...

INTERRUPTED-TIME-SERIES DESIGN

Experimental de-sign with an intervention and the effects of it are compared and evaluated with an outcome that is measured and obtained at several...

INVENTORY

In form of a question, it describes a behaviour and the studying or it, interests and attitudes, it is a list of items.

LABELING

Patient may be incomplete or misleading, because not all cases conform to the sharply defined characteristics of the standard diagnostic categories, in psychological assessment

FACTOR METHOD

is a basic and simple term which is used to describe the method during which factors which are extracted from a specific experiment are...

FISHBOWL TECHNIQUE

a process used in groups where people form an inner and an outer circle. The outer circle observes the inner group as they interact...

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