RULE-GOVERNED BEHAVIOR

Conduct which is contingent upon oral antecedents, including following directions (as when children clean their bedroom simply because instructed to) or reacting to one

PROBLEM-FOCUSED COPING

A coping strategy differentiated from others by the presence of ideas designed to decrease or eliminate stressors by generating solutions to a specific problem...

PROPENSITY

A tendency toward a particular behavior or action.

MODELING THEORY

similar to SLT (social learning theory) where behaviours, cognitions and an individuals emotional state can be changed and influenced by the introduction of a...

INTERVENING VARIABLE

1. Is an entity and hypothetical and is influenced by an independent variable and influences in turn a variable dependent. 2. specifically more, and...

COUNSELOR

someone who is expertly skilled in social work, psychology, counseling, or nursing who possesses specific training in at least one counseling department, like rehabilitative...

SUSCEPTIBILITY

1. The vulnerability or increased likelihood of being affected by a disease or illness. 2. The capacity to feel deep emotional arousal. It is...

MEDICAL FAMILY THERAPY

attempts to combine the doctrines of psychotherapy and biopsychosocial systems in the context of a family situation to help other members of the family...

SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY

a view that learning is mainly due to our social interactions with others. Behaviour is assumed to be developed and regulated (a) by external...

DIRECT AGGRESSION

Aggressive behaviour towards a source of anger or frustration. Compare displaced aggression.

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