DYADIC RELATIONSHIP

1. A committed 2 person relationship. 2. Relationship between therapist and client.

APTITUDE

the natural capacity of an individual to acquire competence or skill through training. Individuals who have the ability to learn to play the piano...

BEHAVIOR THEORY

n. an attempt to explain behavior through generally-accepted principles. The initial assumption is that behavior can be explained and further described using behavioral theories....

DYNAMIC FORMULATION

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

EVALUATION RESEARCH

Applying scientific principles, methods and theories to identify, describe, measure and predict importnat factors to develop human service delivery systems. See program evaluation.

SOCIAL IDENTITY

1. These are the personal qualities that a person has and displays to others consistently that they part of your essential self. The public...

SYMPTOM

It is a deviation of what it is considered as normal and it indicates the mental or physical disorder to the person. They should...

DESCRIPTIVE NORMS

The socially determined standards or morms describing how people react , feel and think in any given situation. Compare injunctive norms.

SENSITIVITY

1. The capacity to detect and discriminate. 2. The probability that a test gives a positive diagnosis given that a person actually has a...

MATURATION HYPOTHESIS

is the theory that some behaviours and genetics are hereditary whereas some arise after the full maturation of organs in the body, such as...

Latest news