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affectivity

[a‚fek′tiv·əd·ē]
(psychology)
The state of being susceptible to emotional stimuli.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(2012) found that, similar to identity diffusion, chronic indecisiveness is not a unidimensional construct; rather, it may have the two underlying causes of neuroticism/negative affectivity and choice/ commitment anxiety.
In Table 3, it is possible to see significant statistic correlations between all variables and job satisfaction, which also confirms the effect of negative affectivity as an inhibiting factor for the assessments of transformational leadership.
Watson, Clark and Tellegen (1988) advanced the underlying factor of affect, and found that affect exists along two separate unipolar factors -positive affectivity and negative affectivity.
The role of negative affectivity in understanding relations between self-reports of stressors and strains: A comment on the applied psychology literature.
(20) Additionally, von Hildebrand diagnosed a series of wounds to the heart that, in different ways, are rooted in disorder to manifestations of tender affectivity where manifestations do take place.
Objectives: The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between negative affectivity (negative mood), self-efficacy, and burn specific health among adults who had survived from burn accidents.
Drawing on the insights of Dietrich von Hildebrand, the author proposes instead an analysis of love as "value-response." He argues that a more complete phenomenological analysis of the nature of human affectivity (as fundamentally intentional and responsive) exposes a serious defect in Kant's moral psychology, particularly his unreasonable denial of the compatibility of higher-order affectivity and human freedom.
Our third and fourth hypotheses were also supported as both positive affectivity and emotional intelligence were positively related to job satisfaction (see Tables 1 and 2).
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; welcomes the creation of the Tunisian Anti-Corruption Agency but regrets its limited budget; urges the Tunisian authorities to strengthen its capacity and affectivity and to provide it with all the necessary financial and logistical support to ensure the proper functioning of public administration and the regularity of public procurement; calls on the Tunisian authorities to ensure that the steps they take against corruption are highly visible;
--voice: medium tonality and intensity, not modulated by affectivity;
"We presume such a discrepancy would be uncomfortable, which might lead to self-medicating: using drugs and alcohol to alleviate self-focus and take away negative affectivity by distracting themselves from these inconsistencies.