Principles applied to the analysis and explanation of psychological or behavioral phenomena.
Cortical vigilance or readiness of tone, presumed to be in response to sensory stimulation via the reticular activating system.
A readily reversible suspension of sensorimotor interaction with the environment, usually associated with recumbency and immobility.
Those affective states which can be experienced and have arousing and motivational properties.
A stage of sleep characterized by rapid movements of the eye and low voltage fast pattern EEG. It is usually associated with dreaming.
What a person has in mind to do or bring about.
The state wherein the person is well adjusted.
An oversimplified perception or conception especially of persons, social groups, etc.
Organized services to provide mental health care.
Disciplines concerned with the interrelationships of individuals in a social environment including social organizations and institutions. Includes Sociology and Anthropology.
Research that involves the application of the behavioral and social sciences to the study of the actions or reactions of persons or animals in response to external or internal stimuli. (from American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed)