CONTROLLED OBSERVATION

an inspection made within the confines of standard and systematic circumstances instead of casual or incidental circumstances.

SIMPLE SCHIZOPHRENIA

one of 4 types of schizophrenia and features a slow withdrawal from social contact, los of initiative and emotional apathy. There are many types...

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE QUOTIENT

The index for emotional intelligence.

NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED (NOS)

in the DSM-IV-TR, designating a widely-based diagnostic classificaton, for instance, depressive disorder not otherwise ascertained. The NOS diagnosis is selected whenever the client's troubles...

LIKERT SCALE

a scale which measures a perceived opinion of an object by a participant by using statements which reflect either a strong positive or negative...

PERCEIVED SELF-EFFICACY

postulated by Albert Bandura as a primary determinant of emotional and motivational conditions and behavioral change, a person's subjective comprehension of their capacity for...

CASE STUDY

n. an in-depth assessment and investigation conducted on a target individual, family unit, or social group. It requires a researcher to collect multiple types...

GESTURE

1. this is a movement that can indicate a meaning or attitude. A wave is an example. See non-verbal behaviour. See emblem; iconic gesture....

REGRESSION ANALYSIS

A technique for correlating the computation of the most likely value of one variable from the known value of another. Also, a method of...

NEGATIVE REINFORCEMENT

is the removal, prevention or negative reinforcement of a stimulus of a response which will increase the likelihood of that response repeating.

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