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oth·er-di·rect·ed

(odh'ĕr-di-rek'tĕd),
Pertaining to someone readily influenced by the attitudes of others.

oth·er-di·rect·ed

(ŭdh'ĕr-di-rek'tĕd)
Pertaining to a person readily influenced by the attitudes of others.
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EMSs measured by the YSQ are clustered into 5 schema domains depending on the unmet emotional needs: 1) Disconnection and Rejection, 2) Impaired Autonomy and Performance, 3) Impaired Limits, 4) Other-directedness and 5) Overvigilance and Inhibition (42).
Are there not enough signs of imminent exhaustion that we should study our other-directedness and our time-binding in the light of a depletion index?
Thus, what the author initially criticizes as a naturalization of other-directedness and narcissism in a society that elevates 'being flexible, adaptive, and situational' (p.
but sounds which have all their aesthetic and cultural character and value in and through their power of reference, expression, interpretation--sounds whose very occurrence supposes a something other than themselves, and which if they are ever invested anything like an "immanent" interest, if they do call attention to themselves especially, must do so by some sort of compelling excellence in their verbal function, their other-directedness.
This other-directedness might be expected to result in openness to the suggestions of parents and teachers, provided that those suggestions do not run counter to the values of the peer culture, in which case the outcomes might be far less certain.
The community and social dimensions in the formation of the virtues are relatively ignored, and the limitations in the social aspect of the moral virtues by the restriction by Aquinas of other-directedness to justice alone are well brought out.
Given what Cohn calls "the other-directedness of [t]his thought" (177), the inability to discern the origin or addressee of the protagonist's discourse, the inscription of this subject into a sort of discursive neutrality which both desires and denies recognition of/by the Other is made an integral element of the discursive and textual structure.
Yellow Calf's uneasiness is consistent with his other-directedness.
On the other hand, the massive and unprecedented direct foreign military participation in the second Gulf war reinforces the other-directedness of the region.
In retrospect, it is clear that the media critics, writing at the height of elite dread of conformity and other-directedness in the United States and of neofascism in Europe, wrote a premature obituary for nonconformity.
The other-directedness domain includes schemas that imply the search for attention, love, and approval through an emphasis on others' satisfaction at the expense of one's own needs (McGinn & Young, 1996).
Resulting from these qualities, the development of reality television feeds the other-directedness of contemporary society in four ways: (a) by transferring the reality "star's" locus of control to their viewers; (b) by allowing its audience to place their own lives in juxtaposition with others' that they presuppose are socially inferior; (c) by marketing/allowing voyeuristic entry into the taboo aspects of others' lives; and (d) by fostering a sense of easily-accessible stardom among viewers.