BOUNDARY ISSUES

n. in therapy and health care, refers to ethical issues which surround the relationship between a therapist and a patient. Ideally, boundaries set limits...

CAUSAL MECHANISM

n. the physical, if not the most immediate, means of bringing about the desired effect. For instance, other than using lock-and-key, it is turning...

CONCORDANCE RATE

the amount of twin pairs or other genetically related persons who show a certain feature or illness.

CONGRUENCE

noun. 1. basically, joint consent, unity, or acclimation with others. 2. with regard to the phenomenological personality theory of Carl Rogers, (i) the requirement...

CONTINUUM APPROACH

an perspective based upon the idea that behavior varies spanning a procession from result oriented operations to serious character disarrangement. It concludes that distinctions...

COUNSELING

professional help in handling and processes private problems, such as behavior-related, job-related, marriage, school, rehabilitative, school-based, life-stage, and emotionally rooted problems. The therapist employs...

CRITERION GROUP

a group examined for characteristics that others belonging to the group are already recognized as having, generally with the intent of assuring a test...

A-B DESIGN

a setup for experiments requiring the measurement of the dependent variable prior to onset of the experiment and again after it.

Latest news