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By M. S. Bhatia

This dictionary is in particular written in an easy language for simple greedy of psychology and allied sciences. approximately 8000 wards utilized in the fields of psychiatry, psychology and neurology were prepared in an alphabetical order in addition to their definitions. a few of the very important phrases of psychology and allied technological know-how comparable with India have additionally been incorporated. This booklet will act as a complement to Textbook of medical Psychology written via similar writer and released through an analogous publishers.

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Neki 1972). Asch effect: A term used to describe conformity arising through awareness that, if the individual stated their own judgement, they would be responding differently from the rest of the group, and that others would be aware of that dissent. Asch’s studies of conformity involves a subject members had been primed to give obviously wrong answers to a relatively simple problem and the real subject had to answer openly, after the majority had answered. Asch, Solomon Eliot: Born in 1907, in Warsaw, His work has been seminal in the study of both conformity and impression formation.

Aversive therapy: A form of behaviour therapy that involves the repeated coupling of an unpleasant or painful stimulus, such as an electric shock, with an undesirable behaviour pattern in an effort to eliminate the undesirable behaviour. It is also known as aversive conditioning. Avoidance learning: The training of behaviour through a process of negative reinforcement, such that an aversive stimulus fails to take place in the behaviour is demonstrated. Avoidance learning is extremely resistant to extinction.

It may be found in bereavement, temporal lobe epilepsy, sleep disorders, psychosis and drug-induced states (such as ergot derivatives, lisuride and pergolide). It is also reported by mountain climbers, polar explorers and ship wrecked sailors during periods of prolonged stress and physical danger, develop the feeling that an extreme member is with them. Apathy: Want of feeling or affect or interest or emotional involvement in one’s surroundings. It is observed in certain type of schizophrenia and depression.

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