EXTRANEOUS VARIABLE

is a variable which inadvertantly effects the course of an experiment, specifically the dependent variable, normally without the knowledge of the researchers, but nonetheless...

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...

FUNCTIONAL

1.Psychology. Denoting or referring to a disorder where normal behavior changes without an observable organic or structural cause. 2. Generally, based on or relating...

GLOBAL PERCEPTION

This term is applied to the overall perception of an object or a situation focusing on the whole rather than the parts.

INTERVENING VARIABLE

1. Is an entity and hypothetical and is influenced by an independent variable and influences in turn a variable dependent. 2. specifically more, and...

K COMPLEX

a brief characteristic of electrical activity recorded from the brain during the early stages of sleep. It may also be associated with nocturnal epileptic...

FACEWORK

has a multitude of potential definintions depending on the application. For example, in social interactions, facework refers to strategic social movements where the individual...

FOLLOW-UP STUDY

the study undertaken to see if the short term effects of a therapy will continue after a certain period of time. It is to...

FUNCTIONAL BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

1. Assessment to identify circumstances and consequences associated with a certain behaviour. Defined in measurable terms. Used to design treatments and interventions. 2. Any...

GLUCURONIDATION

Name of the metabolic process where drugs and other substances are combined with glucuronic acid to form more water soluble compounds that are more...

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