positive relationship


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positive relationship

(in research) a direct relationship between two variables in which as one increases, the other can be expected to increase. Also called direct relationship. Compare negative relationship.
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She shies away from easy answers and, instead, provides hope and concrete actions to developing a permanent, positive relationship with food.
The RDC and my Department have a strong positive relationship and work together to deliver the same goal, the development and sustainability of our rural communities.
It works to encourage the individuals or groups to work together in resolving disputes, thus driving a positive relationship between all parties.
A significant positive relationship exists between commitment and repurchase/repurchase intent.
They outline the six elements of schools that promote academic engagement--academic efficacy, self-selected learning goals, behavioral self-control, positive relationships with peers, a positive relationship with a caring adult, and creating a family situation that supports what happens in school--and include suggestions for supporting and promoting resilience in the school library, as well as action research techniques to document changes.
He claimed the incoming US president had pledged action on a range of issues of importance to people in Ireland and said Sinn Fein would seek to build a positive relationship with the Obama administration.
Although the positive relationship between family leisure and aspects of family functioning is fairly well established, many scholars (Hawks 1991; Holman & Epperson 1984; Orthner & Mancini 1990) have noted that the nature of the relationship is still poorly understood because of the limited use of sound theoretical frameworks in past studies.
Introducing readers to an intelligent and informed presentation of the difficulties involved in the process of post-secondary schooling for troubled students, Survival Guide For College Students With ADHD Or LD nicely educates its readers on just how to find the most suitable college, how to build a productive and positive relationship with professors, mastering the total utilization of the support and services and accommodations provided, how to select and schedule the desired courses, choosing a major and prospective career, and how to manage time properly in order to get everything done and still have personal time.
Maltreated children who inherit two copies of a gene variant that was previously recognized to weaken the brain's mood regulation exhibit a marked propensity to become depressed only if they don't have a positive relationship with at least one adult, concludes a team led by psychiatrist Joan Kaufman of Yale University School of Medicine.
That it comes from an administration with which we have otherwise enjoyed a positive relationship is very disappointing.
Privratsky should be remembered for creating a very positive relationship with industry, said Buirge.
After the 1999 disturbances that followed the men's basketball team loss to Duke University in the NCAA tournament, the Community Relations Coalition was launched to foster a more positive relationship with residents of the surrounding community of East Lansing.