PSYCHOMOTOR EXCITEMENT

A general state of physical and psychological overactivity.The excited patient is constantly on the move but totally unproductive because he constantly shifts from activity...

PROCESS LOSS

When groups are involved, process loss refers to the inadequate execution of actions that will lead to optimum performance. These could be inability to...

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...

SELF-FOCUS

1. An ability a person has to direct conscious attention on themselves, thoughts, desires and emotions. 2. A person's ability to analyse and evaluate...

SELF-PERCEPTION

a person's view of themselves and of any mental or physical attribute that makes up the self. Also called a self-percept. Have a look...

PARATAXIC DISTORTION

with regard to psychoanalytic theory, a skewed understanding or judgment of other people on the premise of past encounters or of the unconscious. Commonly...

PERSONIFICATION

noun. 1. in the technique of American psychoanalyst Harry Stack Sullivan, the trend of feelings and outlooks toward another individual stemming from interpersonal relations...

PERSPECTIVE TAKING

observing a situation from a point of view which is unlike one

PARTIAL

any frequency part in an involved tone.

PUBLIC RESIDENTIAL FACILITY

A residential facility operated, staffed and financed by the government. Usually referring to a larger institution such as a State Training School, a...

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