OBJECTIVE

1. having authentic presence in reality, based upon viewable phenomena. 2. adjective. unbiased or not influenced by private emotions, perceptions, or biases. 3. noun....

OVERGENERALIZATION

noun. 1. a mental skewing wherein a person sees a sole occurrence as an invariable rule, so that, for instance, failure at attaining one...

ORDINAL POSITION

a place or rank, like a youth's place or birth order within their family, shown by an ordinal numeral.

ORGANISMIC THEORY

A holistic theory of personality developed primarily by Kurt Goldstein (1879-1965).Organismic theory views the individual as a totality and emphasizes the integration of personality....

OBSESSION

a continual thought, concept, picture, or urge which is experienced as invasive and not proper, and results in significant fear, distress, or discomfort.

ORTHO-RATER

noun. a transportable visual examining gadget utilized for the swift evaluation of visual acuity, colored sight, and depth perception. A common utilization in American...

ORAL-AGGRESSIVE PERSONALITY

with regard to psychoanalytic theory, a kind of character stemming from obsessive focus at the oral-biting stage of the oral phase and characterized by...

OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION

A psychoneurotic reaction characterized by a persistent impulse to think certain thoughts (obsessions) or carry out certain actions (compulsions). Obsessions and compulsions are usually...

OBJECTIVE SELF-AWARENESS

a reflective condition of consciousness wherein an individual regards their self in an unbiased way, recognizing individual restrictions and the present disparity between the...

OEDIPUS COMPLEX (Oedipus Situation)

In psychoanalytic theory, the erotic attachment of the son for the mother, accompanied by attitudes of rivalry and hostility toward the father. The corresponding...

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