FALSE BELIEF

has a wide range of potential definitions mostly dependent on the application to real-life, for example, in an psychological application, false beliefs are internal...

FLIGHT INTO HEALTH

Psychotherapy. an abrupt recuperation by a client either before or during intake interviews and before therapy begins. A person does it to avoid confronting...

FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTION

the plot of the frequency of occurrence of scores of various sizes that have been arranged from lowest to highest score.

FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE MEASURE (FIM)

a measure used in the rehabilitation of routine motor, cognitive and self-care skills to provide a person a measure of functional status. Deals with...

GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTIONING SCALE (GAF SCALE)

the name of scale that is used to plan treatment and outcomes on Axis V of DSM-IV-TR's system. Reflects levels of psychological, occupational and...

INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

an approach where people or information using more than one discipline will collaborate and obtain more detailed information about a topic or situation. More...

INTERVENTION

1. Deal with the issues and an action on part of the therapist for the client and their problems. When guided by the nature...

IRRATIONAL BELIEF

or cognitive distortion is an illogical, erroneous or distorted idea, firmly held despite objective contradictory evidence. This was attributed to U.S. Psychologist Albert Ellis...

FALSE POSITIVE

is considered the binary opposite to a false negative where in diagnostics for example, an individual may not actually have a condition but a...

FLIGHT OF IDEAS

a disturbance in the thinking processes that is a rapid and continuous succession of ideas that are related. It can be demonstrated during speech...

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