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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]

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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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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We identified three different possible types of socialization: traditional socialization, in which, socialization depended upon faculty and peers within the program; untraditional socialization, in which nontraditional agents of socialization provided key socialization experience; and impeded socialization, in which students had no real agents of socialization in their support system.
All factors are considered to be important agents of socialization. Frequencies are reported in Table 5 below.
Society, on its part, tries to maintain the status quo through the various agents of socialization, with school being one of the most important.
Although the churches proved remarkably resilient to the often subtle assaults from the dictatorship, Nazism also served to show their increasing failure as agents of socialization. In the post-war settlement, despite the initial increased support for the churches (partly explained by the charismatic leadership of Otto Dibelius), they soon began their long slow spiral of decline which has continued to the present (p.
Such a deliberate blurring of the human-object border permits researchers to refer to objects as "agents of socialization" (Csikszentmihalyi and Rochberg-Halton 1981: 50-52).
He adds strength to the thesis previously advanced by Musgrove and Humphries that adults have conspired to keep adolescents in an inferior social and economic position and has challenged Springhall's minority view that regards adults as more altruistic "agents of socialization." The massive institutionalization of youth that occurred through out Europe in the period 1880-1910, although not dealt with in this work, would seem to support Hendrick's rather than Springhall's view.

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