MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING

in the context of psychotherapies, multicultural counselling is a type of therapy which takes into account both racial and ethnic diversities of the client,...

PARTICIPANT OBSERVATION

a kind of observational technique wherein a trained viewer enters the group under analysis as a member, while avoiding a conspicuous role which would...

ABUSE POTENTIAL

the ability a drug retains to keep someone dependent on it. Such ability is often directly correlated with how the drug is given and...

SIGNIFICANT OTHER

1. Your spouse or other person you have a committed relationship with. 2. A person with a profound influence on your emotional wellbeing and...

RECIPROCAL DETERMINISM

An assertion that a reciprocal relation exists among environment, behavior and the individual. That is to say, that instead of the environment being a...

CONTINGENCY CONTRACT

a collectively agreed-upon account between an educator and pupil, a mother or father and kid, or a patient and therapy professional concerning the development...

TABOO (TABU)

A social, spiritual, moral or ethical restriction that makes a man to restraint from a particular behaviour, person or an object. There are many...

FRUSTRATION

1. thwarting of impulses and actions. 2. Emotional state when thwarting happens. 3. Psychoanalytic theory. Damming up of psychic energy which seeks an outlet...

DIRECT COPING

The active and focused confrontation and management of a tressful situation.

PASSIVE DECEPTION

the withholding of specific data from research-engaged parties, like not making them aware of the entire details of the study. Commonly referred to as...

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