Screaming or increasing volume can reduce the social distance
to personal distance.
In a similar study (Smith & Cashwell, 2011) on social distance
--the proximity desired in various social situations--mental health professionals and trainees desired less social distance
from adults with mental illness than did non-mental-health professionals and trainees, and women desired less social distance
Furthermore, Mazur's hyperbola not only adequately describes the devaluation of delayed and probabilistic outcomes, it also describes the devaluation of outcomes as a function of the social distance
of the recipient (i.
Together, these findings point to the limited impact of knowledge improvements on student attitudes toward people with schizophrenia, and the need to reduce social distance
from this population in conjunction with providing education about the condition.
Existing literature on desire for social distance
from and restrictions toward individuals living with SMI was explored.
Influence of Social Distance
and Power on the Concept of Keqi
The research incorporated a pretest/post-test design, measuring feelings of cultural universality and diversity and social distance
among the students.
Prior research on social distance
between racial or ethnic groups in the United States has focused mainly on attitudes of white Americans toward African Americans.
theory argues that human communities are natural mechanisms for defense and are organized in concentric circles around the individual, beginning with immediate family and emanating outward in decreasingly familiar ranks.
Their attempts are consistent with the concept of maintaining or creating social distance
as a primary motivating force behind politeness (Brown and Levinson 74; Leech 126; Mey 70).
underline the social distance
between life on the mountain and off it.
The variety of neighborhoods allows for social distance
between individuals who scrutinize one another, leading to the assignation of traits according to preexisting templates and traditions.