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

The APA Dictionary of medical Psychology keeps all of the most sensible beneficial properties of the dad or mum dictionary, together with 11,000 entries supplying balanced assurance from throughout such center parts as evaluation, review, prognosis, prevention, and therapy of emotional and behavioral issues; education and supervision; in addition to phrases extra often proper to varied organic, cognitive, developmental, and personality/social mental underpinnings of psychological future health. a useful source, the APA Dictionary of medical Psychology solutions the wishes of medical psychologists, whether or not they paintings in wellbeing and fitness or psychological well-being clinics; in autonomous or crew practices; or as experts to pros in such fields as medication, legislation, social paintings, and buyer family members.

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Affective theory a framework underlying cer- affective disorder see mood disorder. affective education any program in which tain approaches to psychotherapy that emphasizes the importance of feelings and emotions in therapeutic change. learning is focused on or derived from emotion rather than reason, for example, a curriculum designed to enhance students’ emotional and social growth and encourage positive behavior change. The concept is gaining popularity as a means of reducing conflict and aggression in schools.

Alcoholism n. see alcohol dependence. alcoholism treatment interventions designed to enable the alcohol-dependent person either to achieve and maintain abstinence, which is the generally accepted goal of treatment for alcohol dependence, or to reach and maintain a stable pattern of nonproblem drinking, which is a controversial, less common goal of treatment. Also called alcohol rehabilitation. , anxiety, schizophrenia, depression). See also psychic pain. alien abduction a claim by individuals that they have been kidnapped by extraterrestrial beings.

Physician Karl Menninger (1893–1990)] American Association of Clinical Psychologists (AACP) a professional organization founded in 1917 when clinical psychologists broke from the american psychological association in order to promote training and certification standards for the practice of clinical psychology. The AACP returned to the American Psychological Association in 1919 as its first special-interest group, the Section of Clinical Psychology. American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc. an organization that provides support groups, information, and referrals for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and their families.

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