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pertaining to affect.
affective congruency consistency between the self-concept of an individual and the related behaviors and responses of others.
affective disorders mood disorders.


Pertaining to mood, emotion, feeling, sensibility, or a mental state.


/af·fec·tive/ (ah-fek´tiv) pertaining to affect.


adj. Psychology
1. Influenced by or resulting from the emotions.
2. Concerned with or arousing feelings or emotions; emotional.

af·fec′tive·ly adv.
af′fec·tiv′i·ty (ăf′ĕk-tĭv′ĭ-tē) n.


Referring to or arising from moods or emotions.


Pertaining to mood, emotion, feeling, sensibility, or mental state.


Pertaining to mood or emotion.


Pertaining to mood, emotion, feeling, sensibility, or a mental state.

Patient discussion about affective

Q. Major mood disorder! Hi guys! My topic is all about major mood disorder, bipolar 1 mixed with psychotic features and I would like to ask if I could get some information regarding with its introduction on international, national and local. Hope you all understood what I mean to ask.

A. Methinks all these brain disorders have everything to do with a lack of copper. With all our modern technology and artificial fertilizers and processing of foods, the food has become so depleted of minerals that our bodies and brains have become so depleted that we cannot even function properly. Start taking kelp, calcium magnesium, cod liver oil, flax seed oil, and raw apple cider vinegar. This will bring healing and normal function to the brain and body systems. The emotions will calm down and be more manageable. If you are taking a vitamin with more manganese than copper it will add to the dysfunction. Don't waste your money. There you are! Some solutions rather than more rhetoric about the problem.

Q. Mood- disorder? What will happen to the people who refuse treatment? I know someone whose mother got diagnosed with "mood- disorder" and now this person says that she don't have it. But all her brothers and sisters have this, and are on medication. Is there a way to save our family heritage?

A. well done, i will start to collect with the agreement of Iri possible causes for disorders (bipolar, mood, whatever you want to call it) to help people to recognize themselves. they all can start in the moment we are in the embryo. parental conflicts, aggressions, sexual behaviours, drugs, alcohol, smoking in abondance can affect us from this moment on.

Q. I think that bipolar is just a mood disorder. I think that bipolar is just a mood disorder. Do I?

A. You are correct, according to the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV) Bipolar Disorder is a Mood Disorder. Other conditions in this category are Anxiety Disorders--and of course--Unipolar Depression.

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Relatively, in order to enhance and nurture successful transformation and excellence in schools, the school administrators are encouraged to create affective well-being, at workplace, a form of control on individual mind to maximizing their work performance and achieving their own potential work with teachers [13].
In addition, employees' individual affective responses influence their attitudes, behavior, and work performance (Duan et al.
Conclusion: There is a relationship between ADHD and affective temperaments.
Affective computing will soon touch every aspect daily life and the expectation will soon be that every device we interact with should be able to intelligently respond to its human user on an emotional level.
The primary use of FPD has been the in-task assessment of affective responses during continuous exercise and, in particular, the previous research assessing in-task FPD proposes that affective responses can predict adherence during continuous exercise (12,13,21).
h2: Internal marketing has a significant impact on affective organizational commitment.
In order to be officially diagnosed with seasonal affective disorder, a person must exhibit symptoms of regular depression like feelings of hopelessness or loss of interest in activities in conjunction with a spike during the winter months in which they display low energy, overeating, weight gain, social withdrawal or other symptoms.
Meyer and Allen (1991) describe in a meta-analysis on affective commitment, continuous commitment and normative commitment that affective commitment (AC) has weightage over the other two commitments, as it results in more favorable outcomes for both the employees and the employer.
The ten regular research papers introduce novel and interesting results in the form of theoretical and experimental research and case studies that apply new perspectives on Intelligent and Affective Learning Environments.
The concept of atmosphere enables us to attune to the ambiguous presence of austerity and therefore to explore the ways in which individuals experience austerity through fluctuating, non-coherent affective relations that come to shape how they feel and act throughout the everyday.
Affective priming is the presentation of a stimulus that evokes an affective response which then influences subsequent decisions (Murphy & Zajonc, 1993).
Affective commitment is characterized by a customer's positive emotions toward a company, normative commitment is formed when a customer believes a company shares his beliefs and values, economic commitment is based on a consumer's sense of investment in a brand, such as when he earns reward points or other loyalty program benefits; forced commitment results from a perceived absence of alternatives; and habitual commitment arises when consumption behavior is performed repetitively and automatically.