INVENTORY

In form of a question, it describes a behaviour and the studying or it, interests and attitudes, it is a list of items.

LABELING

Patient may be incomplete or misleading, because not all cases conform to the sharply defined characteristics of the standard diagnostic categories, in psychological assessment

EXTRINSIC REINFORCER

is the binary opposite to an intrinsic reinforcer. An extrinsic reinforcer is directly related to the reward which stems from it. For example, in...

FETAL TOBACCO SYNDROME

a condition in infants born to mothers who smoked excessively during pregnancy and is marked by low birth weight.

FOOD ADDICTION

the name given to an eating disturbance where a person is preoccupied with weight, body image and food. Food is a source of pleasure....

FRIENDSHIP NETWORK

the term that is applied to the interconnected relationships among a group of friends who provide social and emotional support for each other.

FUNCTIONAL STATUS

the measure of a person's ability to perform activities of daily living independently. Functional status may be used as an assessment of the severity...

GESTALT THERAPY

a form of psychotherapy where the focus is on the totality of a person's functioning and relationships in the here and now, rather than...

GROUP CONSCIOUSNESS

1. The awareness of the group and members and common characteristics exhibited by the group. The awareness of the collective. 2. Group's total awareness...

INTERGROUP CONFLICT

The term for disagreement or confrontation between two or more groups and their members. This may involve physical violence, interpersonal discord and psychological tension....

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