JUSTICE

The legal process and the imposition of proportionate punishment. See common sense, procedural justice. It is the impartial and fair settlement of conflict.

JCAHO

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

JEALOUSY

a negative emotion of an individual's resentment towards a third party likely to steal away a loved one's affections. Romantic relationships are the prototypic...

JOB CONTEXT

significant aspects of the work situation different from the work itself. It is the physical environment of the work - co-workers, supervisors and technology.

JOB DESCRIPTIVE INDEX (JI)I)

a 72-item instrument measuring employees' attitudes in areas such as work, pay, supervision, promotions and coworkers.

JOHARI WINDOW

a model defining the extent of open communication between people. It is an imaginary window with four panes that each represents a dimension of...

JUVENILE PERIOD

In non human mammals this constitutes the time between the cessation of weaning and the onset of sexual activity. And the period when an...

JAMES, WILLIAM (1842-1910)

James, probably America’s most influential psychologist, was born of an eminent family in New York City and studied in Switzerland and Germany. On his...

JANET, PIERRE MARIE FELIX (1859-1947)

Janet, one of the first systematic students of neurosis, was bom and raised in Paris, and studied at the University of Paris. There he...

JARGONAPHASIA

Unintelligible speech in which correct words are intermingled with words that are completely out of context; the use of words that have no relation...

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