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...

GENERAL MEDICAL CONDITION

the name of a disorder that has known physical causes and observable physical psycho

BLANK SCREEN

n. in psychoanalysis, refers to a figurative screen upon which a patient tries to project his or her innermost feelings and fantasies. As an...

EVALUATION OBJECTIVE

Any purposes of evaluating a program.

FIRST-ORDER FACTOR

Used in factor analysis. Any factors that are derived from the correlation among the manifest variables, as opposed to second- order factors, which are...

INTERNAL BOUNDARY

Psychoanalytic theory. The name of the boundary between ego and id. Also called inner boundary. Compare external boundary.

ANXIOLYTICS

n. a class of medicinal drugs used in the control of anxiety, behavioral agitation, and occasional insomnia. Formerly known as minor tranquilizers, these drugs...

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