INVERSE RELATIONSHIP

A relationship which is negative when one variable decreases and the other variable increases, or vice versa

LABELING THEORY

Describing an individual as deviant and then treating them as such may result in mental disorder or delinquency also called societal reaction theory and...

FABRICATION

is a term which can be applied to a number of examples; for example, fabrication may refer to the act of concocting or inventing...

FIELD DEPENDENCE

cognitive style where the person relies on external cues rather than internal cues. These people are susceptible to deceptive cues when identifying known elements...

FOOD FADDISM

the dietary practice based on exaggerated and often incorrect beliefs about the effects of food or nutrition on health, particularly for the prevention or...

FRUSTRATION

1. thwarting of impulses and actions. 2. Emotional state when thwarting happens. 3. Psychoanalytic theory. Damming up of psychic energy which seeks an outlet...

FUNDAMENTAL ATTRIBUTION ERROR

a tendency to overestimate the degree that behaviour is determined by personal characteristics, beliefs and attitudes that minimises the effects of the surrounding situation.

GESTURE

1. this is a movement that can indicate a meaning or attitude. A wave is an example. See non-verbal behaviour. See emblem; iconic gesture....

GROUP COUNSELING

method used to support and guide people with similar problems or issues such as school students seeking advice about suitable careers or alcoholics meeting...

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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