CATATONIC SCHIZOPHRENIA

n. a peculiar type of schizophrenia which involves two extreme patterns of behavior - that is, catatonic stupor and catatonic excitement. On one hand,...

CONCEPTUAL DISORGANIZATION

not relevant, digressive, or confused oral proclamations, often consisting of neologisms and stereotypical words or phrases. Considered one of the primary indicators of disorganized...

CONFUSION

noun. A disruption of awareness marked by amazement, a lack of cognitive or behavioral clarity, and confusion for place, individual, and time. Commonly referred...

CONTINGENT REWARD

with regard to behaviorist theory, any societal, representative, or material advantage whose introduction to a person is determined based on that person practicing a...

COTHERAPY

therapy performed by two professionals treating one or two patients, or sometimes a group of people of family unit, in order to elevate comprehension...

CRISIS THEORY

the group of ideas that encompasses the root of disasters, the way people behave when handling them, what causes them, how to prevent them,...

DEBRIEFING

The process after a research project where the participants are given more details about the project.

A-B DESIGN

a setup for experiments requiring the measurement of the dependent variable prior to onset of the experiment and again after it.

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