ALCOHOLIC PSYCHOSIS

in the DSM-II, a classification of cognitive dysfunctions connected with the damaging neurologic impacts of alcohol misuse. The like version, the DSM-IV-TR dysfunctions consist...

AUTONOMIC CONDITIONING

the process describing the achievement of conscious control over autonomic processes (e.g., heart rate) through biofeedback training, meditation, yoga, or some other type of...

CONTENT VALIDITY

the degree to which an analysis gauges a symbolizing example of the topic content or behavior that is being analyzed.

SELF-MONITORING

1. Used in behavioural management where a person will keep a record of behaviour patterns. 2. A personality trait for the ability to change...

RISK FACTOR

Any behavioral, hereditary, environmental, or other consideration which increases the likelihood of developing a disease or disorder, or becoming involved in dangerous situations.

BACKWARD SEARCH

refers to a problem-solving strategy whereby the solver works backward from the end goal to the beginning state. For example, finding the path through...

COUNSELING RELATIONSHIP

the interplay between therapist and patient wherein the union is of a professional nature, but also marked by sympathy, understanding, and validity, with the...

SOCIAL FORCE

applied to any global, systemic and powerful process that influences people in social settings. See social influence.

EXTERNAL VALIDITY

The extent that research can be generalized beyond the results to other situations or people.

RISK AVERSION

Propensity to evade any option which might impose any loss contingency, even a very small one, when determining which of two or more options...

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