INTIMATE ZONE

The small distance zone in social psychology and adopted by those in very close relationships, such of that of mother and infant. Compare personal...

POSITIVE TRANSFERENCE

with regard to psychoanalytic theory, displacement onto the therapy professional of emotions of idealization, love, attachment, or other good feelings which were initially felt...

ADDICTION

a place of being physically or psychologically dependent upon substances such as drugs and alcohol. Commonly referred to as substance abuse. Diagnostic criteria consists...

POVERTY OF SPEECH

excessively short speech with minimal elaborations which takes place in schizophrenia or sometimes in the framework of a major depressive event. It is different...

BEHAVIORAL INHIBITION

n. a pattern of behavior characterized by shyness, timidity, withdrawal, and fear of the unfamiliar. The emotionality is negative and there is restraint in...

CULTURE OF HONOR

a cultural standard in an area, country, or ethnic people wherein brutality is recommended as the favored response to an affront or other menace...

DOUBLE STANDARD

A hypocritical belief where one behaviour is admissible in one group but not in the other.

PROCESS CONSULTATION

Used to evaluate work groups and their effectiveness. This is done by observation by a consultant who supplies feedback on how effect members are...

MODALITY

is one experimental process or therapeutic technique.

ZYGOTE INTRAFALLOPIAN TRANSFER (ZIFT)

a type of in vitro fertilization wherein sperm and ova are combined in a laboratory container like a petri dish, and the fertilized eggs...

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