GENDER REASSIGNMENT

1. changing a person's gender label due to being wrong at birth due to anomalous genitalia. 2. Use of surgery and hormones to change...

GENETIC PREDISPOSITION

the term describing the tendency for a physical or mental condition or disorder to be able to be inherited by the next generation. Also...

GOAL ORIENTATION

1. Tendency for a person to physically and mentally position themselves toward their goal. 2. Characteristic of a person tending to direct their behaviour...

GROUP ROLES

The sets of behaviour that is expected of people in certain roles within the group. Need to be defined in case ambiguity creeps in...

INTERPERSONAL PROCESS RECALL (IPR)

Method used to understand the process of psychotherapy and to train therapists and counsellors. Uses taping counselling and psychotherapy sessions that are later analysed...

INTROVERSION-EXTRAVERSION

Self orientation from introversion the range or continuum characterised by inward and concerns self directed and behaviours to extraversion, characterised by outward and social...

KNOWLEDGE FUNCTION OF AN ATTITUDE

A positive attitude toward a friend may assist in attributing that person's negative behaviour to situational factors rather that personal characteristics, and the role...

LATENCY STAGE

A stage in the Psychosexual Development of a child starting around age 3 through puberty when sexual libido turns to the opposite sex parent...

FALSE-ALARM RATE

is the number or proportion of incorrect answers such as "Yes" or "No" given as final responses to tasks within an experiment. See also...

FAMILY THERAPY

involves the whole family becoming involved in the counselling process, instead of focussed efforts looking at a single individual, indeed, counsellors will attempt to...

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