FRIENDSHIP NETWORK

the term that is applied to the interconnected relationships among a group of friends who provide social and emotional support for each other.

FUTURE-MINDEDNESS

the term used for the ability to engage in means to end future about the future. Being able to think ahead to what the...

GOAL ORIENTATION

1. Tendency for a person to physically and mentally position themselves toward their goal. 2. Characteristic of a person tending to direct their behaviour...

INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY (ICF)

Facility providing appropriate levels of nursing and medical care to individuals who do not require the care and treatment provided by a hospital or...

INTERVIEW

A conversation that is directed in which a clinician, employer, therapist, researcher or (the interviewer) intends to elicit specific information from an individual (the...

IRRATIONAL BELIEF

or cognitive distortion is an illogical, erroneous or distorted idea, firmly held despite objective contradictory evidence. This was attributed to U.S. Psychologist Albert Ellis...

LATENT INHIBITION

The impedance of Pavlovian conditioning resulting from prior exposures with a conditioned stimulus before being paired with an unconditioned stimulus.

FALSE-UNIQUENESS EFFECT

is the tendency to underestimate the extent others actually possess the same attributes or talents and positive traits as yourself. The false-uniqueness effect can...

FOLLOW-UP COUNSELING

1. The steps taken by a therapist to help a client with any ongoing problems or new symptoms that may occur. 2. Evaluating a...

FRUSTRATION

1. thwarting of impulses and actions. 2. Emotional state when thwarting happens. 3. Psychoanalytic theory. Damming up of psychic energy which seeks an outlet...

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