EGO FUNCTIONS

Psychoanalytical theory. The variouis functions of the ego including self awareness, problem solving, controlling motor functions, memeory etc.

FRUSTRATIVE NONREWARD HYPOTHESIS

a proposition that consistently withholding reinforcement of responses during operant or instrumental conditioning leads to an internal state of frustration manifested in a variety...

RELATIVE DEPRIVATION

A feeling of deprivation occurring when one compares themselves to another, regardless of objective reality. Se also: social comparison theory.

BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTOR

n. any particular behavior or behavior pattern which strongly yet adversely affects health. It increases the chances of developing a disease, disability, or syndrome....

RORSCHACH INKBLOT TEST

Psychological projective examination in which a subject's interpretations of a series of bilaterally symmetrical inkblots are studied as in indicator or personality traits, preoccupations,...

FACTOR THEORY OF PERSONALITY

is one of the five models apart of the Big Five Model of Personality. The factor theory of personality is an model of personality...

EXEMPLIFICATION

The strategy a person uses to make other people regard them as highly moral and virtuous.

PERSONAL ORIENTATION INVENTORY (POI)

an inventory aimed to measure self-actualization. It contains 150 objects which each consist of two statements depicting values or actions. For each item, the...

SNOWBALL SAMPLING

A recruitment method for new participants. The current participants are asked to recommend new people for the study.

RESILIENCE

The ability to adapt or rebound quickly from change, illness, or bad fortune. Also known as: psychic resilience; psychological resilience. See also: coping behavior;...

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