SELF-FOCUS

1. An ability a person has to direct conscious attention on themselves, thoughts, desires and emotions. 2. A person's ability to analyse and evaluate...

BEHAVIORAL BASELINE

n. a state of behavior which is steady in form and frequency. As a constant, it serves as a standard against which to compare...

PSYCHOSOCIAL STRESSOR

A major life influencing event that leads to intense stress so profound that it can contribute to the development or aggravation of an existing...

BASELINE

n. a line that serves as a basis or reference point for observing behavior. Because this behavioral performance is stable, it is often used...

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...

SUBSTITUTION

Substitution of inappropriate feelings or impossible aims with more appropriate and achievable. Substitution can be both positive or negative answer. It is just like...

BEHAVIOR CONTROL

n. the exercise of influence and authority over human behavior. For instance, undesirable behavior can be redirected through psychological manipulation in the form of...

PHYSIOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT

assessment of the functioning state of the body, an organ, or a tissue, inclusive of chemical and physical aspects and procedures.

CASE HISTORY

n. a complete record of information containing all data about a patient's medical or psychological condition. It may cover health, family, and social history,...

BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTOR

n. any particular behavior or behavior pattern which strongly yet adversely affects health. It increases the chances of developing a disease, disability, or syndrome....

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