FOCUS GROUP

group of about 12 people with common characteristics who have been selected to discuss a topic. A leader starts the discussion and keeps it...

FULLY FUNCTIONING PERSON

a person with a healthy personality, who experiences freedom of choice and action, is creative, exhibits the qualities of existential living. Defined in the...

GLOBAL PERCEPTION

This term is applied to the overall perception of an object or a situation focusing on the whole rather than the parts.

INTERVENING VARIABLE

1. Is an entity and hypothetical and is influenced by an independent variable and influences in turn a variable dependent. 2. specifically more, and...

KIRTON ADAPTION-INNOVATION INVENTORY (KAI)

It is designed to measure creativity, cognitive style and the degree to which individuals are adaptive, innovative or a range of both in their...

EXTRANEOUS VARIABLE

is a variable which inadvertantly effects the course of an experiment, specifically the dependent variable, normally without the knowledge of the researchers, but nonetheless...

FOLLOW-UP COUNSELING

1. The steps taken by a therapist to help a client with any ongoing problems or new symptoms that may occur. 2. Evaluating a...

FUNCTIONAL

1.Psychology. Denoting or referring to a disorder where normal behavior changes without an observable organic or structural cause. 2. Generally, based on or relating...

GLUCURONIDATION

Name of the metabolic process where drugs and other substances are combined with glucuronic acid to form more water soluble compounds that are more...

INTERVENTION RESEARCH

Activities designed to measure how much better a situation is after modification that is systematic and to measure or has been imposed and the...

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