FIRST-ORDER FACTOR

Used in factor analysis. Any factors that are derived from the correlation among the manifest variables, as opposed to second- order factors, which are...

FREE-FLOATING ATTENTION

Found in psychoanalysis and in other forms of psychodynamic psychotherapy, the analyst's or therapist's state of evenly suspended attention during the therapeutic session. Also...

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...

GESTURE

1. this is a movement that can indicate a meaning or attitude. A wave is an example. See non-verbal behaviour. See emblem; iconic gesture....

GUIDANCE

a term used to describe the direction, advice and counselling provided in cooperation with the client that will often use personal data and interviews...

INTERPRETATION

Psychotherapy. Explanation by therapist ion terms meaningful to the person and their issues, behaviours or feelings. Made along the lines of conceptual framework or...

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...

KSAOS

Knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics and the abbreviation

FACTOR METHOD

is a basic and simple term which is used to describe the method during which factors which are extracted from a specific experiment are...

FISHBOWL TECHNIQUE

a process used in groups where people form an inner and an outer circle. The outer circle observes the inner group as they interact...

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