STIMULUS ERROR

an error in a response due to focusing on the meaning or semantic status of a stimulus instead of its properties. It is the...

POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY

a field of psychological theory and research which centers upon the psychological states, personal characteristics and strengths, and cultural institutions which make living most...

PERSONAL DATA SHEET

a survey modeled to attain biographical information about an individual, consisting of age, gender, education, profession, interests, and health history.

SOMATIC CONCERN

where a person worries about or is concerned about their physical health and any symptoms they might present. Have a look on hypochondria for...

BIOLOGICAL STRESS

n. any condition that puts pressure and makes demands on both the physical and psychological defense system of a living organism. It can be...

MEDICAL MODEL

is a term in psychology which is the view that abnormal behaviour is the result of physical problems and should be treated medically.

ROMANTIC LOVE

Love relationship wherein intimate affection and passionate fervor are key components. While the adored party is commonly appreciated and frequently idealized, analysis suggests that...

SUSCEPTIBILITY

1. The vulnerability or increased likelihood of being affected by a disease or illness. 2. The capacity to feel deep emotional arousal. It is...

EXTEROCEPTIVE STIMULUS

Stimulus coming from the external world. Compare interoceptive stimulus.

CAPACITY

n. the maximum extent to which an individual is able to receive and retain information such as in mental or intellectual capacity, or to...

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