negative relationship

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negative relationship

(in research) an inverse relationship between two variables. As one variable increases, the other decreases. Also called inverse relationship. Compare positive relationship.
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This is how children start to have negative relationships with food and exercise as they are growing up.
aspects of women's autonomy bear both positive and negative relationships to a husband's involvement in pregnancy care.
However, these negative relationships do not hold for the Dutch (Dawson and Bamossy 1991) or Dutch-speaking Belgians (Hudders and Pandelaere 2011), or for Romanians and Turks who regard materialism as empowering and value enhancing (Ger and Belk 1996).
We focus our attention on the scales, negative relationships, Facebook, jumping from diet to diet; we all have focus, but is it on things that bring you health and happiness?
Natalie Mactier, CEO of Kidspot said that women's happiness arise from love, security, support, togetherness with friends and family and her partner; and unhappiness come from money concerns, politics, personal misfortune, being time poor and negative relationships.
The Supreme Council (of the Armed Forces) has no positive or negative relationships with my decision to enter the presidential race," he said.
They noted that marital strain can have negative effects on the cardiovascular, endocrine and immune systems, and some people might seek to mitigate the effects of negative relationships with unhealthy "comfort food.
The findings showed that market size, degree of openness, labor quality, exports, taxes have positive relationships with FDIs while inflation, infrastructure, foreign exchange rate have negative relationships with FDIs.
Model fit tests indicated that both positive and negative relationships add to the fit of the models (not shown).
Results indicated negative relationships between perceived instructor immediacy and all four types of challenge behavior.
There will be negative relationships between coaches' use of negative BATs with player motivation and affect for their coaches.
As discussed before, balanced states occur when all three firms share a positive relationship or there are two negative relationships and one positive relationship.

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