FUNCTIONAL LIMITATION

a term given to the restriction or lack of ability in performing an action or activity.

GOAL DIFFICULTY

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

INTERVIEW

A conversation that is directed in which a clinician, employer, therapist, researcher or (the interviewer) intends to elicit specific information from an individual (the...

KNOWLEDGE FUNCTION OF AN ATTITUDE

A positive attitude toward a friend may assist in attributing that person's negative behaviour to situational factors rather that personal characteristics, and the role...

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

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