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 SPECIFICITY

a term used to describe the degree that the target behavior of a goal is defined.

INTERMITTENT REINFORCEMENT

Used in operant or instrumental conditioning. The name given to any pattern of reinforcement where only some responses are reinforced. Also called partial reinforcement;...

INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

An interviewer will ask questions from a script that they are contained in

IRRITABILITY

1. Abnormal sensitivity or excessive responsiveness, as of an organ or body part, to a stimulus. 2. It is a state of excessive, easily...

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...

FOLLOW-UP STUDY

the study undertaken to see if the short term effects of a therapy will continue after a certain period of time. It is to...

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