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n. a social group composed of members with a high degree of personal contact who share common interests and standards of behavior, which in some cases (e.g., street gangs) are antisocial.

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May 26th 2024



n. ending a session in psychotherapy or counseling. Approaches to closing vary among therapists: Some allow the client to initiate the end of the session; others initiate it themselves.