ASSERTIVENESS TRAINING

1. a method of teaching individuals to change verbal and nonverbal behavioral patterns with the aim of enhancing interpersonal communication. This is achieved through...

BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY

n. the science which integrates that area of overlap between biology and psychology. It studies the reciprocal relationship between the underlying physiological events which...

EXTERNAL VALIDITY

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

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...

EXPERIMENTER BIAS

An error occuring from the expectations of the experimenter.

POLICE PSYCHOLOGIST

a psychologist whose primary job is to help law enforcement. Common tasks might consist of the screening and choosing of recruits, evaluating potential recruits...

Psychological Effects of DMT Ingestion

N,N-Dimethyltryptamine, or DMT, is a psychadelic compound that originated in the Amazon basin. It is known for causing extreme visual effects and has been...

SELF-DETERMINATION THEORY

Emphasises the importance of autonomy and intrinsic motivation to produce a healthy adjustment. This theory emphasize on how a person is actually motivated intrinsically...

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...

INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY (ICF)

Facility providing appropriate levels of nursing and medical care to individuals who do not require the care and treatment provided by a hospital or...

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