REGRESSION DIAGNOSTICS

Set of procedures used to assess the validity of a regression analysis model.

REHABILITATION CENTER

Commonly referred to as

REINFORCEMENT DELAY

Once a response has occurred, the delay until the reinforcer appears.

RELAPSE-PREVENTION MODEL

Cognitive-behavioral model used to predict the relapse rate when a behavior trends toward the unhealthy during a duration of behavior modification.

RELATIVE DEPRIVATION

A feeling of deprivation occurring when one compares themselves to another, regardless of objective reality. Se also: social comparison theory.

RELEASE THERAPY

Pediatric psychotherapy employed in the treatment of children suffering stress and anxiety from a specific event. Therapy used to alleviate deep-seated pain or...

RELIGIOUSNESS

Having or showing belief in and veneration for a deity, especially as practiced in religion.

REMINISCENCE THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE

A theory propounded by Greek philosopher Plato (circa 429-347 BCE) which states that all knowledge must originate in a hypothetical existence before birth, wherein...

RENIFLEUR

An individual who exhibits an intense (often untoward) interest in body odors, primarily for sexual arousal.

REPERTORY GRID

Interview technique using factor analysis for determination of ideographic measures of personality. Inferences about personality can be made, but it is not a...

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