FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE MEASURE (FIM)

a measure used in the rehabilitation of routine motor, cognitive and self-care skills to provide a person a measure of functional status. Deals with...

GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTIONING SCALE (GAF SCALE)

the name of scale that is used to plan treatment and outcomes on Axis V of DSM-IV-TR's system. Reflects levels of psychological, occupational and...

INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

an approach where people or information using more than one discipline will collaborate and obtain more detailed information about a topic or situation. More...

INTRINSIC BEHAVIOR

1. rewarding behaviour that is inherent. 2. A specific organ and a type of behaviour that is expressed through it (e.g. smiling, knee jerk...

KIRTON ADAPTION-INNOVATION INVENTORY (KAI)

It is designed to measure creativity, cognitive style and the degree to which individuals are adaptive, innovative or a range of both in their...

FALSE BELIEF

has a wide range of potential definitions mostly dependent on the application to real-life, for example, in an psychological application, false beliefs are internal...

FITTS LAW

a principle of motor control where activities done quicker can be less accurate than those activities done slower. It is a speed accuracy trade-off.

FREUD, SIGMUND

He pioneered psychoanalysis after studying neurology and turning to mental disorders like hysteria. He developed a method of free association leading to recognition of...

FUNCTIONAL LIMITATION

a term given to the restriction or lack of ability in performing an action or activity.

GLOBAL PERCEPTION

This term is applied to the overall perception of an object or a situation focusing on the whole rather than the parts.

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