CANNABIS ABUSE

n. in DSM-IV-TR, refers to a pattern of repeated and excessive cannabis use. Although addiction to the substance is rare, it does occur and...

CAUSATION

n. an empirical relationship which exists between two events which can be summed up as one event (the cause) bringing about the occurrence of...

CONCORDANCE RATE

the amount of twin pairs or other genetically related persons who show a certain feature or illness.

CONGRUENCE

noun. 1. basically, joint consent, unity, or acclimation with others. 2. with regard to the phenomenological personality theory of Carl Rogers, (i) the requirement...

CONTINGENCY MODEL

any theory or design based upon the standardization that there isn't a common, most beneficial way to build organizations and handle individuals. Instead, the...

COPING-SKILLS TRAINING

academic interferences or remediation to accelerate or enhance someone's capacity to control a wide range of frequently awkward or worry-eliciting scenarios, spanning from fairly...

COVERT BEHAVIOR

actions that aren't immediately seen and can only be deduced or reported by oneself.

CULTURE BOUND

depicting outlooks, behaviors, or actions which are the result of a specific society and which aren't frequently observed in other societies or groups.

A-B DESIGN

a setup for experiments requiring the measurement of the dependent variable prior to onset of the experiment and again after it.

Psychology Word of the Day CUE EXPOSURE, n: a behavior therapy method wherein a patient is subjected to stimulants that elicit cravings for substances that...

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