Glossary H

Hard problem of consciousness refers to the problem of determining how physiological processes, such as ion flow across nerve membranes, cause different perceptual experiences.

Hard sell is defined as an advertising strategy that relies on presenting information about the positive features of a product

Hard techniques is defined as a method of asking the patient to assume an uncomfortable or painful position or touching a patient in a somewhat painful way which may bring about intense emotional responses.

Hardy personality refers to a personality style associated with superior stress resistance.

Hardy personality model refers to the theory that suggests some people are buffered against the potentially harmful effects of stress by their "hardy personality". Hardy personality refers to a personality style associated with superior stress resistance.

Harem is the abbreviation of the Turkish word "Harêmlik" (Harâm in Arabic) which means "women’s quarters" or "sanctuary"

Harm-reduction model refers to an approach to treating substance use disorders that views alcohol use as normative behavior and focuses education on the immediate risks of the excessive use of alcohol, likealcohol-related accidents and on the payoffs of moderation, as in avoidance of hangovers

Harpy refers to a predatory person. Also refers to a a bad-tempered woman. Harpy is after the the monsters in Greek mythology, which had a woman's head and a bird's body called Harpies. The gods ordered the Harpies to snatch food from Phineus, a king who was punished for revealing secrets.

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