APA Dictionary of Clinical Psychology (APA Reference Books) by Gary R., Ph.D. VandenBos, Gary R. VandenBos, Ph.D.

By Gary R., Ph.D. VandenBos, Gary R. VandenBos, Ph.D.

The APA Dictionary of scientific Psychology keeps the entire top positive factors of the mum or dad dictionary, together with 11,000 entries delivering balanced assurance from throughout such middle components as evaluate, assessment, prognosis, prevention, and therapy of emotional and behavioral issues; education and supervision; in addition to phrases extra commonly appropriate to numerous organic, cognitive, developmental, and personality/social mental underpinnings of psychological health and wellbeing. a useful source, the APA Dictionary of medical Psychology solutions the desires of medical psychologists, whether or not they paintings in future health or psychological overall healthiness clinics; in autonomous or team practices; or as specialists to pros in such fields as drugs, legislation, social paintings, and purchaser relatives.

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An example is progeria (or Hutchinson–Gilford syndrome), a very rare inherited disorder in which children age extremely rapidly and typically die of a heart attack or stroke between the ages of 10 and 15 years. A more common example is Alzheimer’s disease. agitated depression a major depressive episode in which psychomotor agitation (excessive but purposeless activity), restlessness, and irritability predominate. agitation n. a state of increased but typically purposeless and repetitious activity, as in psychomotor agitation.

The extension of erotic feelings toward and the derivation of sexual satisfaction from others, as opposed to autoeroticism. Also called alloerotism. —alloerotic adj. Allport’s personality trait theory the the- allopathy n. a system of medicine in which a ory that an individual’s personality traits are the key to the uniqueness and consistency of his or her behavior. Traits are regarded as dynamic forces that interact with each other and the environment to determine the characteristic actions or reactions that define the self (see proprium).

Alter-egoism n. an altruistic concern or a feeling of empathy for another person in the same situation as oneself. alternate-forms reliability an estimate of the extent to which a test yields consistent reproducible results that is obtained from the correlation of scores on different versions of that test. , means, standard deviations, correlations with other measures). Comparable forms have the least degree of similarity to one another, while parallel forms have the greatest degree of similarity and are essentially interchangeable.

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