BEHAVIOR-CONSTRAINT THEORY

A person may acquire a learned helplessness when repeated efforts to gain control fail. See baheaviour contagen.

OUTCOME EXPECTANCIES

mental, emotional, and behavioral results which people consider to be correlated with future, or intended, actions and which are considered to either encourage or...

BURNOUT

n. a state of extreme physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion. It is characterized by a decrease in motivation and performance. On the psychological and...

BEHAVIORAL INTERVIEW

n. as part of the screening process, refers to an interview which elicits a specific reponse on how a person would act in a...

SOCIAL PRESSURE

the influence that is exerted on a person or group by another person or group. It includes rational argument, persuasion, conformity and demands. See...

SECONDARY AGING

Variance because of biological maturation, but hastened as a result of disease and poor health practices (no exercise, smoking, excess fat and other forms...

INTERPERSONAL

the term that deals with the actions, events and feelings that exists between 2 or more people.

DOSE-RESPONSE RELATIONSHIP

The relationship between the drug and its efficacy to target the organ or symptom.

THEORY X AND Y

two different forms of managerial philosophy: Theory X employers presume that employees are passive, lazy, and driven only by financial gains and security, whereas...

SITUATIONAL ATTRIBUTION

1. Attribution theory. The attributes of your behaviour to the external or circumstantial causes. 2. The ascription of an event to causes outside the...

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