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CPSY602 -- Learning and Behavior Change: Search Terms for PsycINFO

How to do research in the library on learning and behavioral change.

  Search Terms

PsycINFO has a great thesaurus to help you decide which terms to use. Choose cognitive aspects of folks and combine them with terms for the therapies you're interested in.

Treatments and Therapies

Adlerian Psychotherapy 
Adolescent Psychotherapy 
Analytical Psychotherapy 
Autogenic Training 
Behavior Modification
Behavior Therapy
Bibliotherapy 
Brief Psychotherapy 
Child Psychotherapy
Client Centered Therapy 
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Cognitive Therapy 
Conversion Therapy 
Cotherapy
Couples Therapy
Creative Arts Therapy
Crisis Intervention Services
Cross Cultural Treatment
Disease Management
Eclectic Psychotherapy 
Educational Therapy 
Emotion Focused Therapy 
Existential Therapy 
Experiential Psychotherapy 
Expressive Psychotherapy 
Eye Movement Desensitization Therapy 
Feminist Therapy 
Geriatric Psychotherapy 
Gestalt Therapy 
Group Psychotherapy
Guided Imagery 
Holistic Health 
Humanistic Psychotherapy
Hypnotherapy
Individual Psychotherapy 
Insight Therapy 
Integrative Psychotherapy 
Interpersonal Psychotherapy 
Logotherapy
Marriage Counseling
Milieu Therapy
Movement Therapy
Narrative Therapy
Online Therapy
Pain Management
Paradoxical Techniques
Pastoral Counseling
Personal Therapy
Persuasion Therapy 
Primal Therapy 
Psychoanalysis
Psychodrama 
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 
Psychotherapeutic Counseling
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy 
Reality Therapy 
Relationship Therapy 
Relaxation Therapy
Sex Therapy
Sociotherapy
Solution Focused Therapy 
Supportive Psychotherapy 
Transactional Analysis

Cognition

Accommodation (Cognitive Process) 
Assimilation (Cognitive Process) 
Classification (Cognitive Process) 
Cognition
Cognitive Appraisal 
Cognitive Bias
Cognitive Development
Cognitive Discrimination 
Cognitive Generalization 
Cognitive Maps
Cognitive Mediation
Cognitive Processes 
Comprehension
Concentration 
Concept Formation
Decision Making
False Beliefs 
Fantasy
Ideation
Imagination
Information Processing Model
Intuition 
Lexical Access
Mental Rotation 
Metacognition 
Naming 
Pattern Recognition (Cognitive Process) 
Problem Solving
Rumination (Cognitive Process) 
Schema 
Semantic Generalization 
Social Cognition 
Thinking
Thought Suppression 
Cognitive Dissonance 
Cognitive Processing Speed 
Conflict Resolution [+] 
Declarative Knowledge 
Memory
Mental Lexicon
Metacognition 
Mind 
Need for cognition
Neurocognition 
Procedural Knowledge 
Questioning
Reality Testing 
Sense of Coherence 
Spatial Ability
Word Associations   

Learning

Accommodation (Cognitive Process) 
Assimilation (Cognitive Process) 
Associative Processes
Chunking 
Cognitive Maps
Cognitive Mediation 
Cognitive Processing Speed   
Comprehension
Connectionism Schema
Declarative Knowledge  
Generation Effect (Learning)
Human Information Storage 
Information Processing Model 
Learning
Learning Strategies
Procedural Knowledge  
Task Switching 
Transposition (Cognition)  
Word Associations 

Emotion


From Paul Ekman

Affective Valence 
Emotion Focused Therapy 
Emotional Adjustment
Emotional Content 
Emotional Development 
Emotional Intelligence 
Emotional Responses
Emotionality (Personality) 
Expressed Emotion 
Human Nature 
Morale 
Personality

 
Abandonment
Affection 
Alienation 
Ambivalence 
Anger
Anxiety
Apathy 
Aversion
Boredom
Craving  
Depression (Emotion) 
Disappointment 
Disgust 
Dissatisfaction 
Distress 
Doubt 
Embarrassment 
Emotional Trauma 
Enthusiasm 
Euphoria 
Fear
Frustration 
Gratitude 
Grief 
Guilt 
Happiness 
Helplessness
Homesickness 
Hope 
Hopelessness
Irritability  
Jealousy 
Learned Helplessness 
Loneliness 
Love 
Mania
Mental Confusion 
Optimism 
Pessimism 
Pleasure 
Pride 
Regret 
Restlessness 
Sadness 
Shame 
Suspicion 
Sympathy