EXPRESSION

The communication of a emotion, thought or behaviour. See emotional expression- facial expression.

EMOTIONALLY UNSTABLE PERSONALITY

A personality-trait disturbance characterized by immaturity and lack of control over emotional reactions.In unstable persons minor obstacles or irritations produce major outbursts of anger,...

EXPIATORY PUNISHMENT

A punishment to the wrongdoer who is made to suffer in proportion to the severity of wrongdoing. Compare reciprocal punishment.

ENTROPY

1. Quality of thermodynamics that measures the energy of a closed system. 2. Statistics. Measure of the disorder of a closed system. 3. Information...

EURYPLASTIC

A body type equivalent to pyknic type in Kretschmer typology.

EGO TRANSCENDENCE

The feeling that we are beyond concern with the self and able to perceive reality with less egocentric bias ans greater objectivity.

EGO BOUNDARY

1. Concept that we can distuiguish between self and not self. 2. The boundary between ego and the id or the ego and the...

ENVIRONMENTAL LOAD THEORY

The theory that humans have a limited ability to handle environmental stimuli.

ENERGIZING

The mental skill of revitalising us when we feel fatigued.

ESCAPE FROM REALITY

Defense action by using fantasy to avoid conflicts and problems. See flight from reality.

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