FRUSTRATION

1. thwarting of impulses and actions. 2. Emotional state when thwarting happens. 3. Psychoanalytic theory. Damming up of psychic energy which seeks an outlet...

GAF SCALE

Abbreviation of global assessment of functioning that is a numerical scale from 1 -100 used by mental health practitioners.

GOAL SPECIFICITY

a term used to describe the degree that the target behavior of a goal is defined.

INTERNAL FRUSTRATION

Psychoanalytic theory. the term applied to the denial of gratification of instinctual impulses due to internal factors such as the superego, as opposed to...

INTRAGROUP CONFLICT

Confrontation or disagreement between two or more members of a single group. Compare intfrgroup conflict

JUDGMENT

In psychophysics the ability to determine the presence or relative magnitude of stimuli, or the capacity to recognize relationships, draw conclusions from evidence and...

FATIGUE

is a medical term which is used to describe a period of extreme tiredness, as a result of emotional strain, physical exertion, boredom or...

FOLLOW-UP COUNSELING

1. The steps taken by a therapist to help a client with any ongoing problems or new symptoms that may occur. 2. Evaluating a...

FRUSTRATION TOLERANCE

the ability a person has to endure the tension and to preserve equanimity when met with obstacles. It is a feature of normal cognitive...

GAMBLER'S FALLACY

failure to recognise a chance event and gives the belief that an outcome can be predicted that is based on chance outcomes in the...

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