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MIND-BODY PROBLEM

is the inability to accounting for a relationship between the mental and physical processes in the body. Solutions to the

MINIMAL GROUP

first used in a practical sense by Polish-born British social psychologist Henri Tajfel (1919 - 1982) in his paradigm, the

MINORITY INFLUENCE

is the theory that societal pressure can be exerted by a small group but positively affect the majority group despite

MISANDRY

describes a general hatred or contempt for men.

MISSING-PARTS TEST

is a test which examines an individuals intelligence by asking them to point out the feature or part of a

MIXED REINFORCEMENT SCHEDULE

is where there are two or more schedules where the same stimulus is used in compound reinforcement.

MOCLOBEMIDE

is an antidepressant drug which is not yet approved for general use in the U.S. due to on-going tests. Chemically

MODERATE MENTAL RETARDATION

is a diagnostic classification where the patient is tested using a standardized intelligence test with a resulting IQ between the

MOLAR ANALYSIS

considers overall relationships between the measurements themselves, such as the average response rates to rates of reinforcement extended overa a

MONO- (MON-)

meaning one, single or alone.

MONOGAMY

of which a traditional example is marriage between a man and woman, otherwise monogamy is a mating system where two

MONOSYNAPTIC TRANSMISSION

defines a transmission which involves only one synapse.

MOOD-DEPENDENT MEMORY

is a theory which suggests the rate at which a memory can be retrieved is dependent on the mood the

MORAL THERAPY

was a type of therapy seen in the 19th century which believed that a person considered insane could be helped

MORITA THERAPY

was a therapy for Siiinkeishitsu which was initially introduced in Japan in the 20th century by Shoma Morita. There are

MORSICATIO BUCCARUM

is the habitual biting and sometimes perforating the inside of ones cheek.

MOTHER SURROGATE

is a figure who takes on the role of the mother in a relationship with an individual despite the fact

MOTIVATIONAL ENHANCEMENT THERAPY

was initially applied to cases of substance abuse but has recently been generalised to other problem behaviours. It matches a

MOTOR COORDINATION

is the cooperative action between both involuntary and voluntary motions to complete complex activities.

MOTOR MILESTONES

are classed as significant achievements in terms of motor development which typically occur more during the development of a young