FALSE-UNIQUENESS EFFECT

is the tendency to underestimate the extent others actually possess the same attributes or talents and positive traits as yourself. The false-uniqueness effect can...

FOLLOW-UP COUNSELING

1. The steps taken by a therapist to help a client with any ongoing problems or new symptoms that may occur. 2. Evaluating a...

FRUSTRATION

1. thwarting of impulses and actions. 2. Emotional state when thwarting happens. 3. Psychoanalytic theory. Damming up of psychic energy which seeks an outlet...

GAF SCALE

Abbreviation of global assessment of functioning that is a numerical scale from 1 -100 used by mental health practitioners.

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...

INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY (ICF)

Facility providing appropriate levels of nursing and medical care to individuals who do not require the care and treatment provided by a hospital or...

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...

IRRATIONAL BELIEF

or cognitive distortion is an illogical, erroneous or distorted idea, firmly held despite objective contradictory evidence. This was attributed to U.S. Psychologist Albert Ellis...

LATENT INHIBITION

The impedance of Pavlovian conditioning resulting from prior exposures with a conditioned stimulus before being paired with an unconditioned stimulus.

FAMILY COUNSELING

is one of the various types of counselling whereby parents, or even other family members, work with trained individual's such as social workers, psychologists...

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