nurturance


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nurturance

 [nur´chur-ans]
a fostering of learning, growing, and healing.
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A nurturance hypothesis suggests that a vulnerable target will elicit empathy regardless of need severity or kinship, and antipathy has been proposed to reduce prosocial motives and helping, but these have not been tested within the egoism-altruism debate.
Parental nurturance may decrease girls' susceptibility to negative peer influence as positive parental nurturance may help girls cope with challenges associated with early puberty and make them less likely to display aggressive behaviour (Short, 2008).
The factors discipline and nurturance, however, were divided into paternal discipline and maternal discipline, paternal nurturance and maternal nurturance, totaling 6 factors.
When power struggles appear to be the problem, it is best to put the child back in diapers all day while the parents work on a more appropriate balance between control and nurturance.
The family system is oriented inward toward nurturance while the business system is oriented outward towards production.
Although men also display feminine values such as nurturance, these traits are not perceived as important for leadership.
The research sought to examine if parental nurturance could mitigate the effects of childhood disadvantage.
The table II shows the coefficient of correlation of educational aspirations and ten dimensions of home environment namely control, protectiveness, punishment, conformity, social isolation, reward, deprivation of privileges, nurturance, rejection and permissiveness among adolescents.
2 After literature review it was hypothesized i) the first born would score higher than middle and last born on the psychological need for Nurturance, Affiliation, Achievement and Dominance (2) The last born will score higher on psychological need for succorance than middle and first born.
Such stereotypes can lead people to evaluate men less favorably than they evaluate equivalent women in domains that require nurturance and care.
Factor analysis of the scale revealed four factors accounting for 75% of the total variance: (a) the Personal Commitment factor, including the Responsibility, Openness to New Experiences, Motivation, Attractiveness, Immediacy, Concreteness, and Outcome subscales; (b) the Facilitative Conditions factor, including the Acceptance, Confrontation, Genuineness, Trustworthiness, Tolerance, and Concreteness subscales; (c) the Counselor Expertise factor, including the Directiveness, Empathy, and Expertise subscales; and (d) the Nurturance factor, including the Acceptance, Self-Disclosure, Nurturance, and Attractiveness subscales (Tinsley et al.