FALSE-CONSENSUS EFFECT

is a popular social phenomena where an individual believes that own beliefs, ideals, concepts, opinions, values and attitudes are held more widely within a...

FATHER FIGURE SURROGATE FATHER, FATIGABILITY

is the idea of a male figure within a family, for a specific individual who they see as their 'father figure' even if that...

FILIAL MATURITY

a term that is applied to the mutual and caring relationship seen between adult children and their older parents and involves understanding the needs...

FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY

This involves the application of psychological principles and techniques to situations involving the law or legal systems that are criminal and civil. It includes...

FRUSTRATIVE NONREWARD HYPOTHESIS

a proposition that consistently withholding reinforcement of responses during operant or instrumental conditioning leads to an internal state of frustration manifested in a variety...

GAF SCALE

Abbreviation of global assessment of functioning that is a numerical scale from 1 -100 used by mental health practitioners.

GENDER SCHEMA

the term that applies to the organized set of beliefs and expectations that guides a person's understanding of gender or sex.

GENETICS

The branch of biology concerning the mechanisms and phenomena of heredity and the laws that determine inherited traits. See behavior genetics; biogenesis; political genetics;...

GONAD

then name that is given to either of the primary male and female sex organs, the testis or the ovary.

GROWTH

1. These are the series of physical changes that occur from conception through maturity. 2. The term for the development of any entity toward...

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