GHOST SICKNESS

the name of a culture bound syndrome in Native American communities. Symptoms can include a preoccupation with death and the dead, bad dreams, weakness...

GOAL GRADIENT

These are the systematic changes in behavior occurring as the function of spatial or temporal distance from the reinforcer.

GRID ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (GRID OD)

The comprehensive organisational development intervention. Aim is to increase a manager's concern for people and production to improve effectiveness of organisation. 6 phases done...

GROW, INC

Name of a mutual help organisation that was developed to provide help for people with depression, anxiety and other mental health problems. Uses a...

INTERGLUTEAL SEX

The name describing coitus in which the penis is placed between the cheeks of the buttocks, without entry into the vagina or anus.

INTERPRETATION

Psychotherapy. Explanation by therapist ion terms meaningful to the person and their issues, behaviours or feelings. Made along the lines of conceptual framework or...

INTRAGROUP CONFLICT

Confrontation or disagreement between two or more members of a single group. Compare intfrgroup conflict

INTUITIVE JUDGMENT

Subjective feelings and the decision reached on the basis the cannot be articulated easily and not fully conscious. See intuition

ITEM RESPONSE THEORY (IRT)

a probability theory of measurement stating that the correct answer to an item is a function of an underlying trait or ability that is...

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.

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