RESTORATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Any surroundings or natural setting which assists in rejuvenation or recovery from tension or chronic fatigue.

ROMANTIC LOVE

Love relationship wherein intimate affection and passionate fervor are key components. While the adored party is commonly appreciated and frequently idealized, analysis suggests that...

SCIENTIFIC METHOD

Refers to a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge. To be termed scientific, a method...

PRIMARY PREVENTION

A regimen of programs and research with the main goal of promoting physical, behavioral and mental health in the nonclinical population.

PROJECTIVE TECHNIQUE

Also known as the projective method, projective technique is any personality assessment process that uses a fixed series of random stimuli in the hopes...

PSYCHODIAGNOSIS

A diagnostic technique for the determination of underlying factors in behavior and disordered behavior. Also, the diagnosis of disorder through testing.

PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

The scientific study of mental disorder(s). The field covers the theory, research, diagnosis and treatment of psychological diseases. It is a wide field of...

PURPOSIVISM

An explanation of actions or behaviors based on goals and purposes. of those being observed.

REACTIVE AGGRESSION

A physical act committed with little consideration of the consequences. Generally the act is associated with intent to harm and can be precipitated by...

REFRAMING

Developing a new conceptual or emotional outlook relating to situations experienced, and putting it into another frame which follows the facts or evidence equally...

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