MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (GENERAL)

A group of affective psychotic reactions characterized by a predominant mood of elation or depression, accompanied by related disturbances of thought and activity. The...

MODELING

is a strand of behavioural modelling whereby learning occurs through observation, therefore classed as vicarious learning and then the leaner will reciprocate the behaviour...

MUSTURBATION

first proposed by U.S. psychotherapist Albert Ellis (1913 - ), musturbation is the tendency for an individual to meet often perfectionist and difficult targets...

METHODOLOGY

is an umbrella term used to describe any system of methods, collection of principles and rules of a procedure which are used within a...

MENTAL ABILITIES

describes the abilities of- spatial visualization, perceptual speed, number facility, verbal comprehension, word fluency, memory, inductive reasoning as measured by subjective tests designed for...

MECHANISTIC THEORY

is one of many theories which attempt to explain human behaviours. Mechanistic theory implies that human behaviours can be explained in the exact same...

MOTHER LOVE

is defined as a protective and possessive affection which a mother will typically display towards their child throughout their life.

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.

MULTIPLE CAUSATION

is the philosophical position which explains that a single cause is unlikely to be the result of a single cause, instead multiple causes are...

MORAL CONSISTENCY

is the ability to consistently predict the actions of another individual based on their moral attitudes.

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