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Resistance (Psychology)

Scope Note: 
Act or capacity of opposing, withstanding, avoiding, or striving against unwanted or undesirable revelations, conditions, actions, or events (Note: Use a more specific term if possible)
Category: Individual Development and Characteristics
Broader Terms
Behavior
Psychological Patterns
Narrower Terms
Resistance to Change
Use this term instead of
Resistance to Temptation (2004)
Related Terms
Alienation
Anxiety
Behavior Problems
Compliance (Psychology)
Conflict
Discipline Problems
Dissent
Negative Attitudes
Personal Autonomy
Personality Traits
Persuasive Discourse
Rejection (Psychology)
Social Behavior
Social Psychology
Added to ERIC: 4/25/1990