FOLLOW-UP COUNSELING

1. The steps taken by a therapist to help a client with any ongoing problems or new symptoms that may occur. 2. Evaluating a...

AUTONOMIC HYPERACTIVITY

arousal of the autonomic nervous system (ANS), which results in physiological symptoms like anxiety and fear (e.g., sweating, palpitations, dry mouth, lightheadedness, upset stomach)....

BIOCHEMICAL DEFECT

n. a metabolic defect which contibutes to the onset of a neurological or psychiatric condition. This defect may either be inherited or congenital. In...

GROUP BOUNDARY

Implicit and explicit standards setting limits on aspects of the group including who can join, expected duties of members and types of actions that...

APATHY SYNDROME

describes a pattern of self-preserving emotional insulation (indifference or detachment) adopted by many prisoners- of-war, for example, in an effort to maintain their mental...

OVERINCLUSION

noun. failure of a person to remove non-successful or improper reactions correlated with a specific stimulant.

ECPHORY

When a past event is remembered with a trigger.

STIMULUS ERROR

an error in a response due to focusing on the meaning or semantic status of a stimulus instead of its properties. It is the...

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...

CONTINUOUS REINFORCEMENT (CRF)

in operant and instrumental conditioning, the strengthener of each reaction.

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