ALTER EGO

1. An additional character or facet of someone which occurs metaphorically as their replacement or advocate, with diverse attributes. 2. a close, encouraging relative...

COUNSELING RELATIONSHIP

the interplay between therapist and patient wherein the union is of a professional nature, but also marked by sympathy, understanding, and validity, with the...

FOOD FADDISM

the dietary practice based on exaggerated and often incorrect beliefs about the effects of food or nutrition on health, particularly for the prevention or...

SOCIAL SCIENCE

A number of disciplines that are concerned with social interactions of people that is studied from a research and scientific perspective. It has many...

ATTITUDE SCALE

a measure or assessment used to assess an attitude - usually for the purpose of comparison.

PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY

The conduct of therapy using classic psychoanalysis. It is basically one-on-one interactions between therapist and client examining unconscious motives and conflicts as the relate...

DIARY METHOD

Technique where data is compiled by daily observation.

THERAPEUTIC COMMUNICATION

any remark or observation by the therapy professional which escalates the patient's consciousness or self-comprehension.

GLUTAMATE

The salt or ester of amino acid glutamic acid serving as the predominant excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain. Glutamate plays a critical role in...

ACCESSIBILITY OF AN ATTITUDE

the probability of a specific attitude being evoked from recollection upon confronting the attitude object.

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