SOCIOCULTURAL PERSPECTIVE

1. A viewpoint to mental health and health, politics, history and other areas of human experience that emphasises the environmental factors of society and...

BURNOUT

n. a state of extreme physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion. It is characterized by a decrease in motivation and performance. On the psychological and...

SELF-INSTRUCTIONAL TRAINING

Cognitive behaviour therapy aiming to modify maladaptive beliefs and to develop new skills. See self-statement training. This training is not dependent to any other...

GESTURE

1. this is a movement that can indicate a meaning or attitude. A wave is an example. See non-verbal behaviour. See emblem; iconic gesture....

AFFINITY

1. a likeness in regards to construction, shape, or value. 2. unions of marriage or legal adoptive processes rather than by genetic markers. 3....

NEGATIVE ATTITUDE

in the context of psychotherapy, a negative attitude is the feeling of negativity from the therapist towards the client.

DIAGNOSTIC INTERVIEW

The interview with the mental health professional looking at a person's problems and situations.

SATIATION

Cessation of a desire or need by satisfaction of that desire or need. Short-term waning of a reinforcer's efficacy after it has been presented...

COPING POTENTIAL

a person's judgment of the possibility of effectively controlling climate-related needs or individual promises and devotions.

PAIRING

with regard to behavioral analyses, the juxtaposing of two occurrences in time.

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