Glossary E

Exploration phase is a term in Tiedeman's career decision model , that refers to the phase when a person realizes that a career decision must be made and therefore begins to learn more about those aspects of the self and the occupational world that are relevant to the impending decision. The person begins to generate alternatives for action . Uncertainty about the future and the many alternatives is accompanied by feelings of anxiety .

Exploratory procedures (EPs) refer to people’s movements of their hands and fingers while they are identifying three-dimensional objects by touch.
Explosive disorder refers to the failure of resisting aggressive impulses resulting in destruction of property or other violent acts .

Explosive Disorder is defined as the failure to resist aggressive impulses resulting in destruction of property or other violent acts .

Explosives Detection Canines refer to dogs that can detect explosive residues by scent

Expository discourse refers to a type of discourse in which the writer's goal is to convey information about the subject matter.

exposure refers to a behavior therapy technique for treating anxiety disorders that exposes the subject to the source of his or her fear while providing appropriate and effective ways of coping with the fear (other than through escape and avoidance ).

Exposure and response prevention  refers to the form of behavior therapy in which clients intentionally approach situations (places, specific animals or insects, body sensations, or thoughts, for example) that make them feel fearful (the cockroaches) without leaving the situation or engaging in any avoidance behaviors.

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