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Scientist-Practitioner refers to mental health professional expected to apply scientific methods to his or her work. A Scientist-Practitioner must know the latest research on diagnosis and treatment , must evaluate his or her methods for effectiveness, and may generate research to discover information about disorders and their treatment.

Sciolist refers to a person who engages in pretentious display of superficial knowledge. [

Scoptophilia refers to sexual paraphilia in which the person becomes sexually aroused by observing others' sexual acts and genitals.

In psychology, a score is a numerical value that is assigned to a person based on their performance on a specific test or measure. The score is used to indicate a person's level of ability, skill, or knowledge in a particular area.

The Scoring rubric is a rating scale based upon written descriptions of varied levels of achievement in a performance assessment

Screen readers refer to computer software programs that are designed to read the text of menu commands and other navigation features aloud to an individual who has difficulty reading them on their own. Common screen readers are WindowEyes and JAWS (Job Access With Speech).

Screening refers to the identification of subjects at risk for a specific negative psychological outcome.

Scripts refer to knowledge structures relating to general events

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