EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR

This term is used for “those aspects of movement which are distinctive enough to differentiate one individual from another” (Allport and Vernon, 1933). They...

EGO

A psychoanalytic term denoting the part of the personality which carries on relationships with the external world.The ego is conceived as a group of...

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT

The reassurance, encouragement and understanding we give or receive to a person.

EMOTION (General)

Emotions are intense “stirred up” feelings, usually directed toward a specific person or event, and involving widespread visceral and skeletal changes.The feelings involved in...

EROTIC LOVE

Love featuring strong sexual arousal. See limerence- passionate love.

EXPERIENCE

1. The conscious event. 2. Present content of consciousness. 3. An event resulting in earning.

EMPIRICALLY DERIVED TEST

A test developed using the content, criteria and validating procedures.

EPSILON ALCOHOLISM

The 5th stage of alcoholism. Where periodic binge drinking is broken up by dry periods that can last fro months. See alpha, beta, delta...

EMOTION (Theories)

There appear to be three general aspects of emotional response. First, the perceptual or cortical aspect: the recognition of a situation as threatening, fearful,...

ECOSYSTEMIC APPROACH

The approach to therapy emphasising the interaction between a person or family and the larger social context such a sschoolls, work places and social...

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