SYMPTOM

It is a deviation of what it is considered as normal and it indicates the mental or physical disorder to the person. They should...

BEHAVIOR THEORY

n. an attempt to explain behavior through generally-accepted principles. The initial assumption is that behavior can be explained and further described using behavioral theories....

SOCIAL IDENTITY

1. These are the personal qualities that a person has and displays to others consistently that they part of your essential self. The public...

DYADIC RELATIONSHIP

1. A committed 2 person relationship. 2. Relationship between therapist and client.

MATURATION HYPOTHESIS

is the theory that some behaviours and genetics are hereditary whereas some arise after the full maturation of organs in the body, such as...

PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS

Social, cultural and environmental influences that affect an individual's or group's mental health and behavior. These may include social situations, relationships, health care and...

ATTITUDE MEASURE

a procedure in which individuals' attitudes and responses are assigned quantitative values. Several broad categories of this type of measure have been developed, including:...

DEPERSONALIZATION

The state of mind where the self appears to be unreal.

TERMINAL BEHAVIOR

1. with regard to free-operant conditioning under interval-based reinforcement, actions that are predominant within the time briefly prior to reinforcement taking place. 2. a...

NEGATIVE STEREOTYPE

is a stereotype (widely held belief) about an individual or group which displays them in a poor light and is normally entirely unrepresentative of...

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