GLUTAMATE

The salt or ester of amino acid glutamic acid serving as the predominant excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain. Glutamate plays a critical role in...

INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY (ICF)

Facility providing appropriate levels of nursing and medical care to individuals who do not require the care and treatment provided by a hospital or...

INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

An interviewer will ask questions from a script that they are contained in

ITEM VALIDITY

In a test or experiment the extent to which an individual item measures what it purports to measure.

FAMILY COUNSELING

is one of the various types of counselling whereby parents, or even other family members, work with trained individual's such as social workers, psychologists...

FOLLOW-UP COUNSELING

1. The steps taken by a therapist to help a client with any ongoing problems or new symptoms that may occur. 2. Evaluating a...

FRIENDSHIP NETWORK

the term that is applied to the interconnected relationships among a group of friends who provide social and emotional support for each other.

FUTURE ORIENTATION

a time perspective that is focused on the future, especially on how to achieve your future goals.

GOAL DIFFICULTY

the term that is used to describe the degree of ability, effort and time commitment needed to achieve a certain goal.

INTERMITTENT REINFORCEMENT

Used in operant or instrumental conditioning. The name given to any pattern of reinforcement where only some responses are reinforced. Also called partial reinforcement;...

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