OVERT BEHAVIOR

behavior which is graphic, that meaning, viewable sans tools or expertise.

ATTITUDE CHANGE

any alteration in the strength or content of an attitude. This may result from active attempts by others to change the attitude or by...

STIMULUS SUBSTITUTION

Is when one stimulus takes the place of another stimulus and response is similar in both. In Pavlov

REAL SELF

The individual's unique wishes and emotions and the potential on their part for future growth as a being.

REFERENCE GROUP

Concept which refers to a group with which another group or individual is compared. In sociology, a group that subjects use as a benchmark...

APATHY SYNDROME

describes a pattern of self-preserving emotional insulation (indifference or detachment) adopted by many prisoners- of-war, for example, in an effort to maintain their mental...

ACCENTUATION THEORY

Henri Tajfel's concept that points out a tendency to over-emphasize the differences between things belonging to different categories, and likewise, amplify similarities between things...

FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY

a form of family therapy that focuses on both family interaction patterns and on the benefits family members may derive from problem behaviour. Uses...

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