BLANK SCREEN

n. in psychoanalysis, refers to a figurative screen upon which a patient tries to project his or her innermost feelings and fantasies. As an...

INTRINSIC BEHAVIOR

1. rewarding behaviour that is inherent. 2. A specific organ and a type of behaviour that is expressed through it (e.g. smiling, knee jerk...

SELF-DETERMINATION THEORY

Emphasises the importance of autonomy and intrinsic motivation to produce a healthy adjustment. This theory emphasize on how a person is actually motivated intrinsically...

GLUCURONIDATION

Name of the metabolic process where drugs and other substances are combined with glucuronic acid to form more water soluble compounds that are more...

L DATA

Based on the life record or life history of an individuals and the information about their personality, see o data, q data, t data

EXTREMITY OF AN ATTITUDE

has been related to the strength of the attitude concerned, for example, one attitude may be treated or looked upon differently to another. Otherwise,...

FRUSTRATION-AGGRESSION HYPOTHESIS

States that frustration produces aggression and aggression results from prior frustrations. Later noted by Neal Miller that frustration leads to different actions but aggression...

INTERNAL BOUNDARY

Psychoanalytic theory. The name of the boundary between ego and id. Also called inner boundary. Compare external boundary.

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