CULTURE BOUND

depicting outlooks, behaviors, or actions which are the result of a specific society and which aren't frequently observed in other societies or groups.

ABILITY LEVEL

the recorded level of accomplishment an individual reaches

ADAPTIVE SKILLS

events that necessitate self-management, such as managing urges, having the ability to get used to a unique surrounding, and also a motivation to educate...

ANALYSIS OF THE TRANSFERENCE

with regard to psychoanalysis, the comprehension of a person's formative unions and encounters with others retold through their viewpoint to a professional who is...

ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENT

an instrument that is typically used in the evaluation of ability, achievement, interests, personality, psychopathology, or some other factor.

BASELINE

n. a line that serves as a basis or reference point for observing behavior. Because this behavioral performance is stable, it is often used...

BEHAVIORAL CRITERION

n. the distinct behavior which must consistently exist in an individual in order for a diagnosis to be accurately made. Thus, actual, observable data...

BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY

n. the science which integrates that area of overlap between biology and psychology. It studies the reciprocal relationship between the underlying physiological events which...

CATAPLEXY

n. a sudden but temporary loss of muscle, usually triggered by some intense emotions such as surprise, terror, anger, or laughter. The condition may...

CONCORDANCE RATE

the amount of twin pairs or other genetically related persons who show a certain feature or illness.

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