PSEUDOCONDITIONING

In instances of Pavlovian conditioning, the elicitation of a response by a previously neutral stimulus. This occurs after a series of exposure to another...

EGO WEAKNESS

Psychoanalytical theory. The ability of the ego to control impulses and to tolerate frustration, disappointment and stress. Compare ego strength.

BECK SCALE FOR SUICIDE IDEATION (BSS)

n. a scale of 21 items, focused on examining a patient's suicidal intent. More of an assessment tool, it attempts to identify how vulnerable...

How to Control Your Anger Problem

A problem with anger and impulse control can affect every aspect of your life. It can put you and those that you love at...

SOCIAL ZONE

Actually, social zone is a zone of distance between 2 people like an attorney and his client. You can compare it with intimate zone;...

MODERATOR VARIABLE

with respect to statistics, a moderator variable is entirely unrelated to the criterion variable but it is still related to the other predictor variables...

CONTEXT

1. typically, the state or scenario wherein a certain sensation happens. 2. with regard to language, the portions of a speech or documented message...

FECHNER'S LAW

a law that relates subjective experience to changes in stimulus intensity. This psychophysical formula proposes that the sensation experienced is proportional to the logarithm...

TEAMWORK

noun. cooperative effort toward a shared objective or on a shared project.

PSYCHOANALYST

A specially trained therapist who utilizes Freudian theories and practices to treat mental disorders. In the U.S., psychoanalytically training begins with training as psychiatrists...

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