PROGNOSIS

In both mental health science and general medicine, a prognosis is a prediction of the future course, duration, severity and likely outcome a a...

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

Professional ethics are rules of conduct for a specific profession and are generally drawn up by members of the professional board. They enumerates standards...

COPING BEHAVIOR

a trait and frequently default behavior or group of behaviors ensued whenever coping with taxing or hazardous scenarios. Such actions can be either negative...

SCREENING

Preliminary assessment of a client to ascertain his or her fitness for health related or psychiatric therapy in general, a particular treatment strategy, or...

ENVIRONMENTAL DEPRIVATION

Lack of conditions to stimulate intellect and behavioural growth.

REINFORCEMENT

The act of strengthening a conditioned response; experimental introduction involving conditioned and unconditioned stimuli to achieve a specific response. A process of increasing the...

SUPPORT GROUP

Group that contains individuals with similar problems, who meet on a regular basis to share problems and get support and advices from each other....

RISK FACTOR

Any behavioral, hereditary, environmental, or other consideration which increases the likelihood of developing a disease or disorder, or becoming involved in dangerous situations.

REPLICATION

One of the main tenets of the scientific method; repeating an experiment to ensure that the results can be attained again. May use an...

ATTENDING BEHAVIOR

any behavior engaged in while attentively listening. For example, exhibiting an open, interested posture, maintaining eye contact, and using an interested expression. Proper attending...

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