FALSE-ALARM RATE

is the number or proportion of incorrect answers such as "Yes" or "No" given as final responses to tasks within an experiment. See also...

FREE ASSOCIATION

the basic process in psychoanalysis and other forms of psychodynamic psychotherapy where patients are encouraged to verbalise freely whatever thoughts come to mind, no...

FUNCTIONAL STATUS

the measure of a person's ability to perform activities of daily living independently. Functional status may be used as an assessment of the severity...

GOAL ORIENTATION

1. Tendency for a person to physically and mentally position themselves toward their goal. 2. Characteristic of a person tending to direct their behaviour...

INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

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

KSAOS

Knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics and the abbreviation

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...

FREE WILL

Name used to describe the capacity that a person has for making their own decisions and directions in life. We need it for moral...

FUNCTIONALISM

a general psychological approach that views mental life and behavior in terms of active adaptation to environmental challenges and opportunities. Developed at Chicago university...

GOAL SPECIFICITY

a term used to describe the degree that the target behavior of a goal is defined.

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