Another form of passive-aggressive
information-withholding worth mention occurs when people won't admit that they don't know something.
A much more subtle form of abuse, yet equally damaging and devastating to one's health, results from a disorder referred to as passive-aggressive
Here he directs the same wit at a youth spent shuttling from rented apartments to housing projects in the 1950s and '60s under the misguidance of a drunken, violent father who wouldn't just leave already and a passive-aggressive
mother short on love.
Personality Diagnostic Questionnaire (PDQ-4+) This is a Chinese version revised by Yang, Rorbert, and Paul (2000), which contains 107 items and 12 subscales, including Paranoid, Schizoid, Schizotypal, Histrionic, Narcissistic, Borderline, Antisocial, Avoidant, Dependent, Obsessive-compulsive, Depressive, and Passive-aggressive
. This questionnaire has been used repeatedly in recent studies of personality disorder in China (Fu & Yao, 2004; Hu et al., 2001; Huang et al., 2007; Liu, 2000; Liu et al., 2001; Yang, Shen, & Liu, 2000).
individuals have perfected the act of sabotage.
Every white dude with dreads should watch the video Ras Trent and take a good, long look at their passive-aggressive
1 Goddess Glam circa 2009, these strappy snakeskin sandals by Sergio Zelcer ($165) are a passive-aggressive
combination of sweet pearl pink with sultry mirror-chrome platform and stiletto heel.
The angry smile; the psychology of passive-aggressive
behavior in families, schools, and workplaces, 2d ed.
Covert Abuse: abusive behavior which is difficult to identify or prove and often more passive or passive-aggressive
His resignation from a Midwestern utility because its management was "passive-aggressive
" in contracting black financial services firms was putting his money where his mouth is.
communication is the most challenging for others.
He's been at war with his own party his entire career--his maverick positions and much publicized compromises across the aisle are just his passive-aggressive
way of winning his mad war and achieving his heroic fantasies.