SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms)

The standards by which behavior is judged in a given social group; the way the members of a group are expected to think, feel...

SOCIAL INFLUENCE

an influence by a group in a social situation that has an influence on a person's behaviour. Social influence is that what makes us...

SOCIOCULTURAL FACTORS

These are the environmental conditions that play a part in adaptive and healthy behaviour and wellbeing or just the opposite. The opposite is maladaptive...

SOCIAL SELF

1. The aspects of the self that are important to social relations. 2. A person's characteristic behaviour in social situations. 3. The public person...

SCHIZOPHRENOGENIC MOTHER

Stereotypical mother figure for an individual exhibiting schizophrenia, generally described as cold, rejecting, emotionally disturbed, perfectionist, domineering, and lacking in sensitivity. Conversely, she is...

SENTENCE COMPLETION METHOD

A projective technique in which the subject completes a fragmentary sentence.The Sentence Completion Method is a further development of the Word Association Test, in...

SOCIAL HABIT

A social behaviour that is so ingrained we do it automatically.

STEREOTYPE

a set of generalisations about a group of people or a social category. It may correct or incorrect. Mostly, these statements are exaggerated. See...

SPONTANEOUS SPEECH

Speech without responding to a direct question.

SOCIAL CONVENTIONS

These are the established rules, procedures and methods that are accepted as a guide for social conduct see social norms. Etiquette and social decorum...

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