FIGURE-DRAWING TEST

the term applied to a test in wher the person draws a human figure. It is used as a measure of intellectual development or...

FAMILY PATTERN

typically fluctuate across different cultures. Family patterns are the characteristic qualities of specific relationships within a family unit or collective group of individuals, such...

FUGUE STATE

An amnesic dissociated state characterized by physical flight from an unbearable situation.A fugue is a more extreme form of escape than the more common...

FUNCTIONALISM

a general psychological approach that views mental life and behavior in terms of active adaptation to environmental challenges and opportunities. Developed at Chicago university...

FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939)

Freud was bom in Freiburg but lived in Vienna from age four to the last year of his life, when he went to London...

FICTIONAL FINALISM

Psychoanalytic theory of Alfred Adler. The belief that human beings are more strongly motivated by the goals and ideals that they create for themselves...

FRAGMENTATION

a term that describes the separation or the division of something into pieces or fragments. It is the name of a psychological disturbance where...

FIRST IMPRESSION

the term applied to the initial impression we have of another person when we meet them for the first time. It contains positive and...

FRAGMENTATION OF THINKING

where the process of thinking is confused where a complete action is no longer possible. It is a primary symptom of schizophrenia.

FUNDAMENTAL SKILL

1. The ability needed to perform a task or understand an idea. 2. The basic ability necessary to function competently in society. Skills are...

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