ELECTRODERMAL CHANGES

Skin changes that lter its electrical conductivity. See galvanic skin response- skin conductance.

ERIKSON'S EIGHT STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT

The 8 stages of development are: 1. Infancy, 2. toddler. 3. preschool age, 4. school age, 5. adolescence, 6. young adulthood, 7. middle age,...

EX-PATIENT CLUB

Psychiatry. Where an group is organised for ongoing care by former mental patients as part of an aftrcare program. See mental patient organisation.

ERGOTHERAPY

Treating a disease by muscular exercise.

EVALUATIVE REASONING

Critical thinking involving appraisal of the effectiveness, validity, meaning and relevance of an act, idea, technique or object.

ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN

Creative planning of living and working areas to enhance habitability.

EGO IDENTITY

1. Psychoanalytical theory.The experience of the self as a recognisable entity. 2. The gradual acquisition of a sense of continuity, woryth and integration described...

ELECTIVE ABORTION

The planned termination of a pregnancy. See abortion.

EXTRINSIC RELIGION

is the binary opposite of intrinsic religion. Extrinsic religion primarily concerns itself with the social and moral obligations to those surrounding the religion and...

EMPTY-CHAIR TECHNIQUE

Gestalt therapy. Where the client conducts an emotional dialogue with an aspect of himself or a significant person in their life.

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