GOAL ORIENTATION

1. Tendency for a person to physically and mentally position themselves toward their goal. 2. Characteristic of a person tending to direct their behaviour...

INTERNAL BOUNDARY

Psychoanalytic theory. The name of the boundary between ego and id. Also called inner boundary. Compare external boundary.

INTIMACY

A state of extreme interpersonal emotional closeness such that each party's personal space can be entered without causing discomfort and by any of the...

JOHN HENRY EFFECT

an effect in which competitiveness between a control group and an experiment group to rivalry efforts that disturb the experiment.

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...

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...

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