FALSE POSITIVE

is considered the binary opposite to a false negative where in diagnostics for example, an individual may not actually have a condition but a...

FAMILY SYSTEMS THEORY

is otherwise known as the Bowen Family Systems Theory. Family systems theory is a broad conceptual model which is the theoretical basis behind various...

FIELD NOTES

These are the notes that are taken when out in the field and observing an experiment or a phenomenon. They are not notes that...

FOLLOW-UP STUDY

the study undertaken to see if the short term effects of a therapy will continue after a certain period of time. It is to...

FREUDIAN THEORY OF PERSONALITY

A general psychoanalytic concept of character and personality being the product of fixations and experiences that stem form early stages of psychosexual development. See...

FUTURE ORIENTATION

a time perspective that is focused on the future, especially on how to achieve your future goals.

GENDER NONCONFORMITY

the term that applies to the behaviour that differs from that of others of the same sex or from cultural expectations of male and...

GENETIC ERROR

Error in a single gene due to mutation or an inability to give proper instructions to make cells. Hereditary but not always lethal. Able...

GOAL DIFFICULTY

the term that is used to describe the degree of ability, effort and time commitment needed to achieve a certain goal.

GROUP PROCESS

1. see group dynamics. 2. the interpersonal component of a group session, in contrast to the content like decisions or information that have been...

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