DIRECT AGGRESSION

Aggressive behaviour towards a source of anger or frustration. Compare displaced aggression.

REALITY TESTING

Any means by which an individual is able to clearly asses his or her limitations as they relate to biological, physiological, social or environmental...

SEXUAL TRAUMA

It is a disturbing experiences relating to sex, such as rape and other sex offences. It is just like a bad experience related to...

CARBAMAZEPINE (CBZ)

n. a mood-stabilizing drug which acts as both an antidepressant and an anticonvulsant. (Trade name: Tegretol) It relieves pain in trigeminal neuralgia and prevents...

SPONTANEOUS REMISSION

the reduction or disappearance of symptoms without any therapeutic intervention, which may be temporary or permanent. It most commonly refers to medical, rather than...

TRAIT-NEGATIVITY BIAS

the propensity for negative character traits to play a greater role than positive character traits in determining overall impressions and to be more frequently...

PRIMARY EMOTION

Universally accepted and recognized emotions. These include love, hate, joy and surprise.

EFFECT SIZE

The size of an effect in a study. See combing effect sizes- statistical significance.

SOCIOCULTURAL FACTORS

These are the environmental conditions that play a part in adaptive and healthy behaviour and wellbeing or just the opposite. The opposite is maladaptive...

AFFECTIVE LABILITY

sentimental imbalance- which quickly swings in regard to it's sentimental declaration. Common in bipolar disorder, senile dementia, and more. Commonly referred to as labile...

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