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- Theory X leadership (scientific management) : Theory X leadership (scientific management refers to an approach to leadership that emphasizes work efficiency

Theory Y leadership refers to a leadership style that emphasizes human relations at work and that views people as industrious, responsible, and interested in challenging work.

Theory-based view of meaning holds that people understand and categorize concepts in terms of implicit theories, or general ideas they have regarding those concepts

Therapeutic alliance refers to the relationship between therapist and patient. The forging of a strong therapeutic alliance is believed to be of primary importance for therapeutic change. It is the co-operation between therapist and client in the therapeutic process; the bond between patient and therapist. A strong Therapeutic alliance is believed to contribute significantly to a positive therapeutic outcome. Moreover, Therapeutic alliance is a caring relationship that unites a therapist and a client in working to solve the client's problems.

Therapeutic cloning means creating tissues or cells that are genetically identical to those of a patient, to treat a disease.

Therapeutic factor refers to an aspect of group settings that aids and promotes personal growth and adjustment, it includes such factors as the installation of hope , universality , providing information, altruism , and interpersonal learning .

Therapeutic index refers to a measure of a drug’s safety in medical care; it is computed as a ratio: LD50/ED 50

Therapeutic recreation refers to an approach to treatment that emphasizes the importance of recreational and leisure time activities in brain injury rehabilitation , to help in the "transfer" of learning . Therapeutic recreation also allows patients to begin socializing with each other in a structured, but less formal, atmosphere than that afforded in other therapy settings.

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