PSYCHOSOCIAL STRESSOR

A major life influencing event that leads to intense stress so profound that it can contribute to the development or aggravation of an existing...

BEHAVIOR DETERMINANT

n. in psychology, refers to any factor which strongly influences and affects behavior. Whatever, this factor may be, it produces a behavioral effect which...

SELF-FOCUS

1. An ability a person has to direct conscious attention on themselves, thoughts, desires and emotions. 2. A person's ability to analyse and evaluate...

BEHAVIORAL BASELINE

n. a state of behavior which is steady in form and frequency. As a constant, it serves as a standard against which to compare...

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...

SUBJECT VARIABLE

The variable which is related to individual in the research is called subject variable. This variable is not usually changed in the duration of...

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT

The reassurance, encouragement and understanding we give or receive to a person.

PHYSIOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT

assessment of the functioning state of the body, an organ, or a tissue, inclusive of chemical and physical aspects and procedures.

CASE HISTORY

n. a complete record of information containing all data about a patient's medical or psychological condition. It may cover health, family, and social history,...

DYADIC RELATIONSHIP

1. A committed 2 person relationship. 2. Relationship between therapist and client.

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