positive relationship


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positive relationship

(in research) a direct relationship between two variables in which as one increases, the other can be expected to increase. Also called direct relationship. Compare negative relationship.
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There is a significantly positive relationship between knowing you have a care plan and having a positive experience of cancer care.
Critique: Informative, motivational, exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "Starting Monday: Seven Keys to a Permanent, Positive Relationship with Food" is especially recommended for anyone wanting to improve their mental and physical health through a more nutritional and balanced approach to meal time decisions.
000) and attitude toward the work is predicted by commitment, positive relationship and freedom ([R.
Commitment has a strong positive relationship with repurchase/repurchase intent.
Sinn Fein is committed to working with Irish America toward building on the positive relationship we have with both Democrats and Republicans and with the new administration in Washington.
Over the last seventy years, researchers have consistently reported positive relationships between family leisure and positive family outcomes when examining recreation and leisure patterns among families (Hawks 1991; Holman & Epperson 1984; Orthner & Mancini 1991).
Maltreated children who inherit two copies of a gene variant that was previously recognized to weaken the brain's mood regulation exhibit a marked propensity to become depressed only if they don't have a positive relationship with at least one adult, concludes a team led by psychiatrist Joan Kaufman of Yale University School of Medicine.
Privratsky should be remembered for creating a very positive relationship with industry, said Buirge.
After the 1999 disturbances that followed the men's basketball team loss to Duke University in the NCAA tournament, the Community Relations Coalition was launched to foster a more positive relationship with residents of the surrounding community of East Lansing.
Protect Your Life compiles selected essays into a text that expands the understanding and knowledge of health and fitness and their positive relationship to reducing job stress, poor nutrition, and negative environmental variables on uniform services.
Andrews, Blackmon, and Mackey (1980 ) found a positive relationship between teachers' scores on the NTE English and elementary subject-matter tests and supervisors' ratings.