THERAPEUTIC COMMUNICATION

any remark or observation by the therapy professional which escalates the patient's consciousness or self-comprehension.

TONIC EPILEPSY

a form of epilepsy wherein tonic muscle contracting takes place, but not clonic ones.

BEHAVIOR SETTING

n. in environmental psychology, refers to the environment as the setting for observing behavior. This setting, for instance, may include the physical, geographical, and...

MANUAL METHOD, MANUALIZED THERAPY

is a method used during experiments which maintains rigid conditions and settings in the study to ensure consistency across the research project.

REFRAMING

Developing a new conceptual or emotional outlook relating to situations experienced, and putting it into another frame which follows the facts or evidence equally...

FRUSTRATION TOLERANCE

the ability a person has to endure the tension and to preserve equanimity when met with obstacles. It is a feature of normal cognitive...

DISCRIMINATION TRAINING

1. process where an operant esponse is reinforced. 2. Sport. Training to be able toidentify task relevany cues.

EXACT REPLICATION

Repeating an experiment where the goal is to have the conditions as close to the original conditions as possible.

PSYCHIATRIST

A highly trained physician who holds a specialty in diagnosing, treating and study of mental disorders. Training (in the United States) includes 4 years...

FRUSTRATION-AGGRESSION HYPOTHESIS

States that frustration produces aggression and aggression results from prior frustrations. Later noted by Neal Miller that frustration leads to different actions but aggression...

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