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A military base is an installation that provides support to military operations.

Category: Military

Behavioral conjoint therapy (or cognitive-behavioral conjoint therapy) is an evidence-based treatment for Post Traumatic Distress Disorder (PTSD) that involves the participation of both the individual with PTSD and a family member in therapy sessions.

Category: Programs and therapies

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Bias is the systematic deviation from true values, whether intentional or otherwise, that leads to inaccurate conclusions being drawn from the study findings.

Category: Errors and biases

The biopsychosocial model is George Engel's philosophy for medical research and treatment. This model takes a holistic approach to medicine, addressing the hierarchy of systems (from societal to molecular) which can influence an individuals health and well-being. Thus, rather than looking solely at the biological issues associated with illness and disease, the biopsychosocial model assesses the biological, psychological, and social consequences of illness.

Category: Theories

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Bivariate correlations, or Pearson correlations, are used to measure the strength of relationship between two variables. If both variables increase, they have a positive relationship. If one variable increases while the other decreases, they have a negative relationship.

Category: Data analyses

Bivariate data is data collected on two variables from each observation to test the relationship between the variables.

Category: Data analyses

Bivariate logistic regressions are used to test the influence of a normal independent variable on the outcome of a normal dependent variable.

Category: Data analyses

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The Bonferroni adjustment technique is used to eliminate an inflated type I error risk by adjusting the alpha level, which dictates whether or not the null hypothesis is rejected.

Category: Data analyses

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Bootstrapping procedure uses replacement software to create many artificial samples from the original sample data, which accounts for variance and therefore enhances the reliability of the results.

Category: Data analyses

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Boundary theory is the theory of social classification which suggests that people construct physical and mental boundaries to separate work roles from family roles and to ease the frequency of transition between these roles.

Category: Theories

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