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socialization

 [so″shal-ĭ-za´shun]
the process by which society integrates the individual, and the individual learns to behave in socially acceptable ways.
anticipatory socialization the learning of expectations for a role prior to placement in a new situation where the role should be assumed.

so·cial·i·za·tion

(sō'shăl-i-zā'shŭn),
1. The process of learning attitudes and interpersonal and interactional skills that are in conformity with the values of one's society.
2. In a group therapy setting, a way of learning to participate effectively in the group.
[L. socius, partner, companion]

socialization

/so·cial·iza·tion/ (so″shal-ĭ-za´shun) the process by which society integrates the individual and the individual learns to behave in socially acceptable ways.

socialization

[sō′shəlīzā′shən]
1 the process by which an individual learns to live in accordance with the expectations and standards of a group or society, acquiring its beliefs, habits, values, and accepted modes of behavior primarily through imitation, family interaction, and educational systems; the procedure by which society integrates the individual.
2 (in psychoanalysis) the process of adjustment that begins in early childhood by which the individual becomes aware of the need to accommodate inner drives to the demands of external reality. See also internalization.

so·cial·i·za·tion

(sō'shăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
1. The process of learning attitudes and interpersonal and interactional skills that are in conformity with the values of one's society.
2. In a group therapy setting, a way of learning to participate effectively in the group.
[L. socius, partner, companion]

Socialization

Process by which new members of a social group are integrated in the group.
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socialization

the process of familiarization between animals in a group and, in companion animals, between the animal and humans.

socialization period
the critical age when the young animal is most likely to establish social relationships, forming the basis for its personality, particularly toward humans, and trainability. In puppies, this is from approximately 3 to 12 weeks of age and approximately 2 to 7 weeks for kittens.

Patient discussion about socialization

Q. how to treat my social phobia?

A. there is a protocol for treating any kinds of phobias. it requires time and a psychologist. it's consisted of learning relaxation methods and doing everything in small steps until you can handle your phobia.

Q. Social Anxiety I have found myself wondering more and more about social anxiety. My partner seemed to develop social anxiety around the same time she was diagnosed bipolar. i am wondering how many of you also suffer from soical anxiety and if you feel it is a result of bipolar disorder (perhaps personal knowledge of the possible behaviours associated with the illness) or if it is a seperate and unrelated symptom?

A. hi,
social anxiety disorder is best defeated by groups like
the Toastmasters International or the dale carnegie course.
The nwork without drugs
David

Q. I am a social drinker and not an alcoholic. I am a social drinker and not an alcoholic. I had mild drink while being in college. I drink occasionally but get hit by these symptoms. Last night I only had rum & coke and a bottle of cider, and today I'm ill again. I mean, I know people get hangovers, but it seems like alcohol has a dramatic effect on my immune system.

A. Everyones system is different--YOUR body is telling you something?--maybe you shouldnt drink any more?----mrfoot56

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In this case, socializing is acting as a substitute for eating.
Two dogs reciprocally sniffing under each other's tail are socializing.
Following the exploits of a hungry coyote who sets out to gulp down everything in sight--and the perplexed appetizers socializing in his tummy--There was a Coyote Who Swallowed a Flea blends the vibrant, cartoony art of Steve Gray and singsong rhythm to create a rollicking funny tale.
When you're raising money, you're not necessarily socializing.
How College Students spend Their Time ACTIVITIES RELAXING & STUDYING & WORKING OUTSIDE OF SOCIALIZING PREPARING FOR CLASS FOR CLASS PAY 0 hours per week 43% 2% 25% 56% 1-5 hours per week 30% 33% 20% 6 6-10 hours per week 12% 29% 9% 11 or more per week 15% 35% 55% 29% SOURCE: INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON Note: Table made from pie chart.
As a result, the author misses an opportunity to examine how gender norms influenced the immigrant medical inspection process and its disciplining and socializing functions.
A series of specific stress management areas are specifically addressed including boundary setting, depersonalizing, diet, expectations, fear, grieving, rules, socializing, "playing the victim", and more.