OBJECTIVE SCORING

scoring an examination by way of a formula or key, so that varied scorers will come to the exact same score. It is contrasted...

INTERVIEW

A conversation that is directed in which a clinician, employer, therapist, researcher or (the interviewer) intends to elicit specific information from an individual (the...

EMPOWERMENT

1. Promoting skills, knowledge and the confidence needed to take control of your life. 2. Delegation of increased power making decisions to people or...

ORDINAL POSITION

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

SIB-PAIR METHOD

a genetic technique to find the extent of inherited psychiatric factors among blood relatives as compared to the general population. Sib-pair method studies have...

SOCIAL CATEGORY

a group of people defined by class, or a common element such as un employed, retired, etc.

SENSE OF SELF

our feeling of identity, uniqueness and self-direction. Read about the self-concept; self-image; sense of identity.

DYNAMIC FORMULATION

The attempt to organise a clients information so the therapist can better treat and understand the client.

APPLIED SCIENCE

an approach to science in which scientific principles and theories are applied in practical ways, for example, in the development of an instrument or...

BONDING

n. a process of forming strong attachments or close relationships with a significant other. These ties are fostered between couples, family members, friends, and...

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