FECHNER'S LAW

a law that relates subjective experience to changes in stimulus intensity. This psychophysical formula proposes that the sensation experienced is proportional to the logarithm...

FOOD FADDISM

the dietary practice based on exaggerated and often incorrect beliefs about the effects of food or nutrition on health, particularly for the prevention or...

FRUSTRATION TOLERANCE

the ability a person has to endure the tension and to preserve equanimity when met with obstacles. It is a feature of normal cognitive...

GAF SCALE

Abbreviation of global assessment of functioning that is a numerical scale from 1 -100 used by mental health practitioners.

GOAL SPECIFICITY

a term used to describe the degree that the target behavior of a goal is defined.

INTERNAL FRUSTRATION

Psychoanalytic theory. the term applied to the denial of gratification of instinctual impulses due to internal factors such as the superego, as opposed to...

INTRAPSYCHIC CONFLICT

Opposing forces and the clash of them within the psyche, it is a psychoanalytic theory such as wishes, agencies or conflicting drives. It is...

JUNGIAN TYPOLOGY

a theory of personality that puts individuals into separate categories according to attitudes and dominant functions of the psyche.

FEELING

1. The self contained experience of phenomena. The feelings are subjective and are independent of the sensory modality. 2. Any sensation that we have...

FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY

This involves the application of psychological principles and techniques to situations involving the law or legal systems that are criminal and civil. It includes...

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