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ERIC Number: EJ167459
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Does Insecurity Breed Acceptance?: Effects of Trait and Situational Insecurity on Acceptance of Positive and Negative Diagnostic Feedback
Snyder, C. R.; Clair, Mark S.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 45, 5, 843-849, Oct 77
Two experiments were performed to test whether high as compared to low insecurity leads to greater acceptance of diagnostic feedback. In both experiments, the positively worded interpretation was more accepted than the negatively worded interpretation. Possible explanations for insecurity results are discussed, and implications are drawn for clinical settings. (Author)
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