Glossary U

unconditional positive regard means acceptance by the counselor of the client’s feelings and actions without judgment or condemnation.

Unconditioned response refers to a reflexive response that occurs naturally in the presence of the unconditioned stimulus without having been learned.

Unconditioned stimulus refers to the stimulus that naturally produces a response without having been learned.

Unconscious refers to all psychic contents or processes that are not conscious.

Underwater is a weighing procedure to estimate body volume by the loss of weight in water; result is used to calculate body density and, from that

undifferentiated type of schizophrenia refers to the category for individuals who meet the criteria for Schizophrenia, but not for one of the defined subtypes.

Undifferentiated-type schizophrenia refers to a condition characterized by the major features of schizophrenia without meeting full assessment distinctions for the paranoid, disorganized, or catatonic types of the disease. (see Undifferentiated type of schizophrenia, Undifferentiated schizophrenia)

Undue influence refers to the abuse of position of trust or authority in Order to induce a person to do or refrain from doing something to the advantage of the person exerting the influence.

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