EVALUATION RESEARCH

Applying scientific principles, methods and theories to identify, describe, measure and predict importnat factors to develop human service delivery systems. See program evaluation.

EGO STRESS

Any situation that challenges the person and produces stress needing our ego to adapt.

EGO-IDEAL

Psychoanalytical theory. The part of the egothat holds positive identifications with parental goals and values we admire and want to emulate.

ECTOPLASM

1.The dense cytoplasm seen at the periphery of a cell. 2. The substance that is supposed to be seen around a medium during a...

EGOPATHY

The hostile attitudes and actions comong from an exaggerated sense of self importance. See egomania.

EPIDEMIOLOGY

The study of the distribution and incidence of diseases and disorders. See incidence- relative risk.

ENJOYMENT

The perception of pleasure that is brought on by an activity.

EXCITATORY CONDITIONING

Pavlovian conditioning. Conditioning where a conditioned stimulus acts as a signal that an unconditioned stimulus will follow.

EMERGENCY THEORY OF EMOTIONS

The theory that allows us to fight or flight during an emergency. Also called emergency theory.

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...

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