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assertive

MedspeakUK Referring to clear, honest and direct communication, without avoiding issues or resorting to manipulative or aggressive behaviour.
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If you're not used to being assertive it can feel strange at first but like many skills, it gets easier with practice.
Currently, there is no doubt that students with assertive competence will develop easier in the school setting, because this setting will allow them to deal adequately with interpersonal social situations.
Assertive community treatment in the South African context.
However, research also shows that women have less freedom than men in assertive behaviour.
Even some countries which had followed assertive secularist policies at some stages of their historical development (for example, Mexico, Spain, Portugal, and to some extent even France) have more recently moved toward passive secularism (pp.
Therefore, start being assertive in short interactions with fairly straightforward outcomes.
Lombard Street Research Ltd has opined that India needs assertive monetary tightening to control inflation.
He also explains the different degrees of assertive secularism in France and Turkey.
At the time of the stabbing, Butler was a patient under the Small Heath Assertive Outreach Team, run by the Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust, following his discharge from a psychiatric hospital in October 2001.
At the time of the stabbing Mr Butler was a patient under the Small Heath Assertive Outreach Team - run by the Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust - following his discharge from a psychiatric hospital in October 2001.
Patients who are assertive or non-assertive may exhibit disrespectful and confrontational behaviors leading to violence.
its (non) assertive nature--and its mood, the categories Force Phrase and Mood Phrase being the projection of those values: