JUVENILE TRANSFER HEARING

When a court decides whether a minor should be transferred to an adult court for adjudication

JUNGIAN PSYCHOLOGY

It is the approach to psychotherapy of Carl Jung and also the psychoanalytical theory. See analytic psychology

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...

JACTITATION

restlessness expressed in tossing about . Also called jactation

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...

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...

JOB-COMPONENT METHOD

It is a job evaluation technique based on the assumption that similarities in job content impose similar job demands on employee's and therefore warrant...

JOST'S LAW

the principle that the newer of two associations of equal strength will show more loss over time than will the older association.

JUNG, CARL GUSTAV

He studied natural science and medicine and then moved to Zurich to work and specialize in schizophrenic disorders. He constructed a theory of analytic...

JONESTOWN MASS SUICIDE

A small group of members attacked and killed members of a congressional fact finding delegation from the United States, Jones ordered his followers to...

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