amotivation

amotivation

a state of lacking any motivation to engage in an activity, characterized by a lack of perceived competence and/or a failure to value the activity or its outcomes. See also learned helplessness.
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The items include questions relating to three modes of motivation; intrinsic motivation, extrinsic motivation, and amotivation.
The subscales for Extrinsic Motivation--Introjected, Extrinsic Motivation--External Regulation, and Amotivation were modified to be specifically about renting activities, and not global in nature.
1) Semper and McClellan refer to the DSM definition of psychosis for children and also note that negative symptoms such as alogia, amotivation and anhedonia can be present.
The second listed items that described the various stages of self-determined behaviour; amotivation through to intrinsic motivation.
Her chief complaint is one of executive dysfunction (poor attention, organization) and amotivation.
A third construct of motivation is amotivation, where an individual perceives a lack of contingency between performing an action or behaviour and the expected outcomes (Vallerand and Bissonnette 1992).
The academic motivation scale: A measure of intrinsic, extrinsic and amotivation in education.
In between amotivation and intrinsic motivation is extrinsic motivation.