COST-REWARD ANALYSIS

with regard to social psychology, a design which tries to depict helping behavior with respect to the supports and prices correlated with certain helping...

AUDIENCE EFFECT

the influence of the presence of other people on an individual's behavior. Also refers to the belief that other people may subsequently learn of...

DSM-IV-TR

The fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

NORMALITY

a widely postulated idea which is similar in comparison to cognitive health. Even though there aren't any absolutes and there is significant social range,...

THEORY

a managerial philosophy which tries to integrate facets of Japanese management practices into American corporate society. It stresses participative decision-making by workers, the facilitation...

LABELING

Patient may be incomplete or misleading, because not all cases conform to the sharply defined characteristics of the standard diagnostic categories, in psychological assessment

SOCIAL DEFICIT

an inability or an unwillingness to act in accordance to age, physical condition and intelligence. It can reduce a person's ability to obtain support...

ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR

behavior that is unlike the majority of a healthy human population- behaviors which could pose a threat to one's livelihood or well-being. Frequently, abnormal...

CONDITIONAL POSITIVE REGARD

a position of acknowledgement and respect demonstrated by other people on a trial basis wherein their respect relies upon the approval of the person's...

BYSTANDER EFFECT

n. a tendency for people not to get involved or not to offer help in a social situation. Often misunderstood as apathy and selfishness,...

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