SATYRIASIS (Satyrism)

A sexual deviation in males consisting of an excessive or insatiable desire for gratification.The terms “excessive” and “insatiable” are difficult to define since there...

SOCIAL ROLE THEORY

a model that contends that all psychological differences can be attributed to expectations of gender and cultural standards rather than biological factors.

SPONTANEOUS SPEECH

Speech without responding to a direct question.

SPIRITUAL FACTOR

Any religious, moral or mystical belief that can influence behaviour emotions and thoughts.

SANCTION

Any penalty, specified or in the form of moral pressure, that acts to ensure compliance or conformity. See also: social sanction.

SOCIAL FACTORS

These are the factors that affect our thought and behaviour in social situations. This includes feedback, splitting into smaller groups and unresolved conflict. Social...

SOCIAL AGENCY

These are the agencies that provide health, welfare and rehabilitation services. The aim is to improve quality of life.

SYNAPTIC PRUNING

It is a neurodevelopment process that takes place before the birth and before the second decade of a human being so that it can...

SYNCRETISM

It is a process of using one or two system theories or the concepts into the new concept, theory or system. The term is...

SAMPLING METHODS

Variety of factors taken into account when individuals are picked to participate in research activities. See: sampling.

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