FIELD EXPERIMENT

an experiment that is not conducted inside a laboratory but is done outside in the real world setting. Participants are exposed to different levels...

ROMANTIC LOVE

Love relationship wherein intimate affection and passionate fervor are key components. While the adored party is commonly appreciated and frequently idealized, analysis suggests that...

PATIENT

noun. 1. a recipient of healthcare from a licensed healthcare professional. 2. with regard to language, the being which is impacted by or experienced...

SELF-CONTROL

a person's ability to control emotions and behaviour and to limit our impulses. See self- discipline; self-regulation; self-controlled. Having this ability enables a person...

SYMPTOM

It is a deviation of what it is considered as normal and it indicates the mental or physical disorder to the person. They should...

VISUAL IMAGERY

cognitive imagery which consists of the sense of having "images" in the mind. These pictures might be memories of formative visual experiences or syntheses...

NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED (NOS)

in the DSM-IV-TR, designating a widely-based diagnostic classificaton, for instance, depressive disorder not otherwise ascertained. The NOS diagnosis is selected whenever the client's troubles...

ROLE SHIFT

In interactions between two people in a relationship, one party will adopt the characteristics and behavioral patterns of the second party. See also: role...

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...

EMOTIONAL INSTABILITY

The tendency to have rapid emotional change. See affective liability.

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