CONFRONTATION

an assertion or aggressive difference. 2. the activity involved in openly confronting, or being motivated or mandated to confront, a perplexing circumstance, recognition, incongruity,...

OBEDIENCE

noun. An action that is well-aligned with a direct order.

ETHNOPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

Where issues related to ethnic and cultural variations in using and response to psychoative agents is considered.

SOCIAL PUNISHMENT

any negative stimulus like shunning, emotional withdrawal or sign of disapproval. Compare social reinforcement.

FAIRNESS

has a range of potential meanings, for example fairness could refer to the equal opportunity of job applicants when applying for a newly released...

FUZZY TRACE THEORY

a theory proposing that information is encoded on a continuum from precise traces to fuzzy traces. Developmental differences in cognition are attributed to ages...

PERSEVERATION

1. overall, perseverance in doing something to an awesome level or past an adequate point. 2. with regard to neuropsychology, the improper repeating of...

RECIPROCAL PUNISHMENT

A punishment that fits the crime. For instance, a child caught stealing from a store might be required to help with sweeping up the...

DYNAMIC PSYCHOTHERAPY

Technique used in psychotherapy focusing on underlying motivational or defensive factors determining behaviour an dadjustment. See depth therapy.

PRESCRIPTION PRIVILEGE

the legal privilege to prescribe drugs and other medicines required for the remediation of medical or cognitive health troubles.

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