Epilepsy

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LABELING

Patient may be incomplete or misleading, because not all cases conform to the sharply defined characteristics of the standard diagnostic

FALSE-ALARM RATE

is the number or proportion of incorrect answers such as "Yes" or "No" given as final responses to tasks within

FOLLOW-UP COUNSELING

1. The steps taken by a therapist to help a client with any ongoing problems or new symptoms that may

FRUSTRATION-AGGRESSION HYPOTHESIS

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

GAF SCALE

Abbreviation of global assessment of functioning that is a numerical scale from 1 -100 used by mental health practitioners.

GOAL SPECIFICITY

a term used to describe the degree that the target behavior of a goal is defined.

INTERPERSONAL SKILL

The aptitude enabling a person to be able to carry on effective relationships with others such as an ability to

INVOLUNTARY CIVIL COMMITMENT

A mental facility where an individual is kept against his or her wishes. Individuals are committed in this way, it

LATENT CONTENT

1. Hidden meaning in communication 2. Unconscious wishes expressed through dream or fantasy in symbolic representation as part of psychoanalytic theory.

FAMILY COUNSELING

is one of the various types of counselling whereby parents, or even other family members, work with trained individual's such

FOLLOW-UP STUDY

the study undertaken to see if the short term effects of a therapy will continue after a certain period of

FRUSTRATIVE NONREWARD HYPOTHESIS

a proposition that consistently withholding reinforcement of responses during operant or instrumental conditioning leads to an internal state of frustration

GAMBLER'S FALLACY

failure to recognise a chance event and gives the belief that an outcome can be predicted that is based on

GOAL-DIRECTED BEHAVIOR

Behavior oriented toward attaining a particular goal. Identified by observing that the animal or person ceases search behaviour and engages

INTERPRETATION

Psychotherapy. Explanation by therapist ion terms meaningful to the person and their issues, behaviours or feelings. Made along the lines

IRRATIONAL BELIEF

or cognitive distortion is an illogical, erroneous or distorted idea, firmly held despite objective contradictory evidence. This was attributed to

LATENT INHIBITION

The impedance of Pavlovian conditioning resulting from prior exposures with a conditioned stimulus before being paired with an unconditioned stimulus.

FAMILY THERAPY

involves the whole family becoming involved in the counselling process, instead of focussed efforts looking at a single individual, indeed,

FOOD FADDISM

the dietary practice based on exaggerated and often incorrect beliefs about the effects of food or nutrition on health, particularly

FUGUE

a brief period where a person is in a semi-conscious state in routine activity and has no memory of the