JOCASTA COMPLEX

It is when a mother has an abnormally close or incestuous attachment to her son. It is named after Jocasta the mother and wife...

JACKSON'S LAW

the principle stating that when mental deterioration results from brain disease, the higher and recently developed functions are lost first.

JUVENILE PARESIS

A brain disorder caused by congenital syphilis.In the juvenile form of paresis the spirochete infection is transmitted from mother to fetus after the fifth...

JOB PERFORMANCE

Quantity or quality of output, or against multiple criterion dimensions. See employee evaluation, job criterion, performance review. Effectiveness of job related behaviour as measured...

JENKINS ACTIVITY SURVEY (JAS)

a self-administered survey with multiple-choice questions, which duplicates the clinical test for a behaviour patterns. It measures characteristics of this behaviour pattern such as...

JUSTIFICATION

In epistemology, it is a concept of intellectual responsibility regarding the norms of belief about ideas, actions, emotions, claims, theories and so forth. In...

JOB INVOLVEMENT

the degree to which a person identifies with their job. Job accomplishments lead to a strong sense of pride and self esteem, whereas failures...

JIRYAN

a syndrome related to culture, found mainly in India with symptoms similar to those of shen-k'eui.

JOB-COMPONENT VALIDITY

It is to predict the suitability for a particular job that involves use of the position analysis questionnaire and the synthetic validity method of...

JAMES-LANGE THEORY

This theory hypothesizes that there are many psychological responses as there are different intra-psychic feelings and that each of these responses precedes rather than...

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