Abnormal psychology: an area of psychology concerned with with mind and behavioral deviations or abnormality in thinking processes.
Alturism: a positive social act taken without one's consideration of their own benefit, safety, or well-being.
Anal retentive: a concept put forward by Freud that suggests that compulsive habits are a result of underdevelopment during the anal stage (first 18-36 months of a person's life).
Anima: a person's feminine soul or inner-self, derived from Jungian pschology of subconsiousness.
Animus: a person's masculine soul or inner-self, derived from Jungian psychology of subconsiousness.
Archtype: a concept of Jungian psychology that attempts to identify an unconscious primitive mental image that is inherited from past collective experiences (patterned).
Cathersis: relief experienced by individuals through the process of discharging pent-up or repressed feelings to the surface.
Codependence: when two persons are physically or psychologically dependent on each other for emotional balance.
Cognitive theory: study of how the human mind processes information, with specific focus on problem-solving, memory, and reasoning.
Empathy: a consciensious awareness and appreciation of other people's emotions.
Emotional intelligence (ei): skill in being able to perceive, evaluate, and manage emotions appropriately within social situations.
Innate: inherent or native to an organisim or being.
Persona: the role a person takes in society; the fascade or mask used to integrate into the imediate enivornment, according to Jungian psychology.