PRODROMAL SYNDROME

A syndrome characterized by traits the may predispose an individual to develop a psychological or neurological disorder.

CULTURAL

adjective. Culture-bias theory that gauges of intellect might be prejudice or carry a preference for some members over other specific groups and against those...

SPURIOUS CORRELATION

the situation where variables are correlated through their common relationship with one or more other variables but not through a causal mechanism. Have a...

BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTOR

n. any particular behavior or behavior pattern which strongly yet adversely affects health. It increases the chances of developing a disease, disability, or syndrome....

MECHANISM

is an umbrella term for a variety of different meanings. In terms of processes and systems, a mechanism is a device or property with...

SOCIAL NEUROSCIENCE

Social neuroscience is a new discipline that aims to integrate social and biological approaches to human behaviour. They are often mutually exclusive. A range...

ITEM VALIDITY

In a test or experiment the extent to which an individual item measures what it purports to measure.

PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS

Social, cultural and environmental influences that affect an individual's or group's mental health and behavior. These may include social situations, relationships, health care and...

PSYCHOSOCIAL STRESSOR

A major life influencing event that leads to intense stress so profound that it can contribute to the development or aggravation of an existing...

MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM

is a group of professionals who work together to complement each others skills to complete a common goal.

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