assertive behavior

assertive behavior

Psychiatry Bold and/or insistent communication of suggestions or actions to others. See Assertiveness training, Passive behavior. Cf Passive-aggressive behavior.
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presence in the south, the Americans would renew a presence elsewhere in the country to help address another security concern -- China's increasingly assertive behavior in the disputed South China Sea, where Beijing, Manila and four other governments have been locked in increasingly tense territorial disputes.
Tokyo has also voiced growing anxiety over China's military buildup and increasingly assertive behavior in a territorial dispute over East China Sea islands.
His other suggestion included assertive behavior by bureaucracy to check political masters whenever required.
China's military modernization and assertive behavior in the East and South China Seas are also quickly emerging as worrisome developments for Japan.
Assertive behavior honors your rights and the rights of others.
Probability of assertive behavior, interpersonal anxiety and self-efficacy of South African register dietitians.
In light of the evidence McGrath provides of Davidman's assertive behavior with Lewis, it seems possible that Pitter was merely being realistic.
Some 600 individuals from various Philippine groups staged a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy's consular office in Manila on Wednesday to denounce China's assertive behavior in the South China Sea.
Concerned about China's rising power and assertive behavior, they have supported the Obama administration's "pivot" to the region as the US disentangles from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Concerns have been rising about Beijing's claim to own much of the South China Sea waters and the Chinese Navy's assertive behavior in the region.
Group sessions will focus on self-esteem/self-worth, appropriate boundaries, assertive behavior, healthy coping, recognition of abusive relationships, cyberbullying, etc- The group will be limited to 8 participants, and it will be private and nonjudgmental in nature.