NONDIRECTIVE APPROACH

a technique in psychotherapy and counseling wherein the client controls the path of therapy by displaying their own emotions, stating their own troubles, and...

RECONSTRUCTION

During psychoanalysis, the review and examination of past events which have resulted in current emotional problems. Also, the analytical rebuilding of occurrences that are...

L DATA

Based on the life record or life history of an individuals and the information about their personality, see o data, q data, t data

ATTRIBUTIONAL STYLE

a person's characteristic tendencies when inferring the cause of behavior or events, that may be based on three dimensions: the internal-external dimension (whether they...

ANAMNESIS

noun. with regard to psychiatry, a person's individual recollection or retelling of their past regarding their growth, domestic and familial life, and medical problems,...

REMISSION

Abatement of significant subsiding of disease symptoms. Time period during which symptoms of a disease subside or abate. See also: spontaneous remission.

TERTIARY PREVENTION

intervention and remediation for people or groups with previously identified psychological or physical conditions, disorders, or sicknesses. Tertiary interventions are inclusive of attempts to...

METHOD OF SUCCESSIVE APPROXIMATIONS

is a method used primarily in operant conditioning whereby behaviours which are desired are reinforced. Initially, approximate behaviours are reinforced, however, later into the...

INVENTORY

In form of a question, it describes a behaviour and the studying or it, interests and attitudes, it is a list of items.

OUTCOME MEASURES

evaluations of the efficacy of an intervention on the premise of gauges taken prior to, during, and following the intervention.

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