ANTICIPATORY GUIDANCE

counseling, therapeutic, or educational services provided to individuals or families before they undergo a significant change in their lives. Examples include parental guidance before...

NARCOTIC 1

is a drug which stimulates a state of stupor or insensibility within an individual, typically they have been used as an hypnotic aid and...

EXPERIMENTER EFFECT

One of 2 errors. (a) errors from the experimenter, (b) the bias from effects of the participants. See experimenter bias- experimenter expectancy effect.

MIND-BODY PROBLEM

is the inability to accounting for a relationship between the mental and physical processes in the body. Solutions to the mind-body problem typically fall...

SUBJECT

The participant (either a human or non human) that is taken for the purpose of doing research. It also refers the area or branch...

EMPIRICAL GROUNDING

Practice of anchoring theoretical terms to scientifically measurable events.

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...

PROJECTION

A psychoanalytical theory, projection is the process whereby one subject believes they see attributes (both good and bad) in another. The theory views this...

SUPERVALENT THOUGHT

an obsession with a single topic. See obsession; rumination.

BEHAVIORAL CONGRUENCE

n. a consistent state of behavior, meaning there is consistency between the goals, values, and attitudes projected and the actual behavior observed. In personality...

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