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negative symptoms

in abnormal psychology, particularly with reference to schizophrenia,deficits in functioning that reveal the absence of expected behaviours,for instance, flat affect and limited speech.

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June 19th 2021

negativereinforcement

in operantconditioning, a method to increase the probability and strength of aresponse by removing or withholding an aversive stimuliĀ  (negative reinforcer)