self-disclosure

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self-disclosure

 [self″dis-klo´zhoor]
sharing personal feelings and information with others.

self-disclosure

the process by which one person lets his or her inner being, thoughts, and emotions be known to another. It is important for psychological growth in individual and group psychotherapy.
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Mazer and Ledbetter found that an individual's tendency for online self disclosure and online social connection led them to use the Internet in more compulsive ways.
Respondents belonging to younger age group, particularly those below 25 years of age, seem to have scored high on self disclosure and low on perceptiveness.
Younger age groups, scored high on self disclosure and low on perceptiveness.
If so then how to retain higher level of self disclosure while increasing the perceptiveness?
Consistent with Mazer, Murphy, and Simonds' (2007) design of teacher self disclosure on Facebook, three fictitious Facebook pages were developed to measure the extent of self-disclosure, under the spectrum of high, moderate, and low self-disclosure (Mazer, Murphy, & Simonds, 2007).
This study also extends Bowman's (2004) research on men and perceived appropriateness of self disclosure by predicting the self-reported friendship behaviors of men rather than their inferences about hypothetical other men.
85) which held together as one factor in a confirmatory factor analysis (Hunter & Hamilton, 1988) and were seen as distinct from the other self disclosure items.
Self disclosure is an important part of communication.
Agony aunts' columns in the newspapers are the subject of this research to investigate self disclosure.
The self disclosure which goes on at therapy sessions doubtless comes as second-nature to Miss Yates, but still, discovering anoth er soul in torment - particularly a drop-dead gorgeous one - creates an inevitable bond.

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