ERROR OF EXPECTATION

The error that arises from a preconceived idea.

ARMCHAIR PSYCHOLOGY

a form of psychological inquiry or therapy that is based on introspection and rational processes without reference to an empirical observation. Conversely, empirical psychology...

REACTIVE MEASURE

Any measure with the action of altering a response under examination. For instance, if a subject is aware of clinical observation, their reactions may...

COUNTERATTITUDINAL ADVOCACY

a convincing statement that contrasts with someone's present outlook

PERCEIVED BEHAVIORAL CONTROL

the degree to which an individual believes an action is under their active management.

SOCIAL SITUATION

combination of all social factors that come into play at any one time.

REFLECTIVITY-IMPULSIVITY

Known as cognitive tempo, a cognitive approach that defines the extent to which a subject differs in their ability to react with a careful...

FALSE NEGATIVE

has a range of applications to a range of real life situations, for example, a false negative in diagnostics may have a condition but...

MANAGED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ORGANIZATION (MBHO)

a body of professionals which specialize in the organisation, management, administration and provision of health care benefits of health organizations.

TRICYCLIC ANTIDEPRESSANTS (TCAS)

a set of drugs, cultivated within the 1950's, which were the initial first-line medicines for remediation of depression. They are thought to operate by...

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