INVARIANT FEATURE

An object that does not change or its characteristic when the object is viewed under different circumstances. Features that are invariant and are unaffected...

L DATA

Based on the life record or life history of an individuals and the information about their personality, see o data, q data, t data

EXTREMITY OF AN ATTITUDE

has been related to the strength of the attitude concerned, for example, one attitude may be treated or looked upon differently to another. Otherwise,...

FEELING

1. The self contained experience of phenomena. The feelings are subjective and are independent of the sensory modality. 2. Any sensation that we have...

FOLLOW-UP STUDY

the study undertaken to see if the short term effects of a therapy will continue after a certain period of time. It is to...

FREUD, SIGMUND

He pioneered psychoanalysis after studying neurology and turning to mental disorders like hysteria. He developed a method of free association leading to recognition of...

FUNCTIONAL LIMITATION

a term given to the restriction or lack of ability in performing an action or activity.

GENETICS

The branch of biology concerning the mechanisms and phenomena of heredity and the laws that determine inherited traits. See behavior genetics; biogenesis; political genetics;...

GROUP CLIMATE

the relative degree of acceptance, tolerance and freedom of expression that is a feature of the relationships within a counselling or therapy group. Can...

INTEREST TEST

an inventory where the person is asked to express their likes and dislikes for a range of different activities and attitudes. They are compared...

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