PUBLICATION ETHICS

Publication ethics are rules of conduct generally agreed upon when publishing results of scientific research or other scholarly work. Generally it is a...

PSYCHONEUROSIS

A functional personality disorder characterized by disturbing emotional symptoms such as morbid fears, obsessive thoughts, or depressive states, but without gross personality disorganization or...

PSYCHOLOGICAL MODEL

A theory in psychology to predict outcomes and explain specific psychological processes. 2. Used to evaluate the performance of an individual utilizing a representation...

PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS

The opposite of organic factors, functional factors contribute to the development of personality, maintain health and well-being and the structure and course of a...

PROXIMODISTAL DEVELOPMENT

Proximodistal development is the progression of motor development radiating from the center of an organism to the periphery. The classic example is a child...

PREVENTIVE COUNSELING

Preventive counseling has as its main focus the anticipation and avoidance of conflicts or problems for those facing stress in the future. Preventive counseling...

PLEASURE PRINCIPLE

the view postulating that humans are governed by the favor for instinctual pleasure, or satisfaction, and for the release of tension which cultivates as...

PHYSIOLOGICAL MOTIVE

a motive stemming from a basic physiological need, like the necessity for food.

PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS

Social, cultural and environmental influences that affect an individual's or group's mental health and behavior. These may include social situations, relationships, health care and...

SENSE OF IDENTITY

our awareness of being a distinct person that appears at a young age. Read about the identity; self; separation-individuation for more understanding about the...

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