SUPPRESSIVE THERAPY

Type of therapy that is supposed to enforce patients individual protective mechanisms that act as a way of suppression, stronger.

SOURCE TRAITS

the factorial theory of personality and is 12 personality traits that underlie and determine the surface traits. See ability trait; dynamic trait; temperament trait....

EVALUATION

1. The examination and overall appraisal of something to determine its value. 2. Determining somethings success. 3. Interpretation of test results.

SALIENCE HYPOTHESIS

The standard principle of perceptual experience dependent upon which particularly salient stimuli (items, individuals, meanings, and so forth) should be noticed more easily as...

PROMPTING

A term used in psychotherapy, prompting is using suggestion or hints by the therapist to encourage discussion by the client of certain issues. Prompting...

TYPOLOGY

noun. any study of a specific classification of phenomena into categories based upon typical traits of a personality.

MEDICAL FAMILY THERAPY

attempts to combine the doctrines of psychotherapy and biopsychosocial systems in the context of a family situation to help other members of the family...

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DIRECTIONALITY PROBLEM

A problem with 2 variables where the cause and effect is not known.

AFFECTIVE LABILITY

sentimental imbalance- which quickly swings in regard to it's sentimental declaration. Common in bipolar disorder, senile dementia, and more. Commonly referred to as labile...

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