BEHAVIOR

n. an action, activity, or process which can be observed and measured. Often, these actions, activities, and processes are initiated in response to stimuli...

SOCIAL PRESSURE

the influence that is exerted on a person or group by another person or group. It includes rational argument, persuasion, conformity and demands. See...

BEHAVIORAL TECHNOLOGY

n. a range of experimentally-established techniques and approaches which are designed to effect behavioral change. It is a set of procedures accepted by scientists...

PSYCHOLOGICAL MODEL

A theory in psychology to predict outcomes and explain specific psychological processes. 2. Used to evaluate the performance of an individual utilizing a representation...

BEHAVIOR CHANGE

n. any modification in behavior (mainly human) in public health. The change may happen spontaneously and involuntarily without any intevention, or it may be...

SOCIAL AGENCY

These are the agencies that provide health, welfare and rehabilitation services. The aim is to improve quality of life.

SOCIAL FACTORS

These are the factors that affect our thought and behaviour in social situations. This includes feedback, splitting into smaller groups and unresolved conflict. Social...

PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS

The opposite of organic factors, functional factors contribute to the development of personality, maintain health and well-being and the structure and course of a...

PREVENTIVE COUNSELING

Preventive counseling has as its main focus the anticipation and avoidance of conflicts or problems for those facing stress in the future. Preventive counseling...

SOCIAL REHABILITATION

1. The achievement of a higher level of social functioning in people with mental disorders or disabilities. 2. Achievement of a higher level of...

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