self-differentiation


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self-dif·fer·en·ti·a·tion

(self'dif'ĕr-en-shē-ā'shŭn),
Differentiation resulting from the action of intrinsic causes.

self-differentiation

specialization and diversification of a tissue or body part resulting solely from intrinsic factors.

self-differentiation

The differentiation of a structure or tissue due to intrinsic factors.
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But perhaps the most surprising revelation for me was the students' use of self-differentiation.
Skowron and Schmitt's (2003) Differentiation of Self Inventory-Revised (DSI-R) was designed as a multidimensional approach to gauging individual differences in four different areas of self-differentiation.
The results showed that between Sub-scales of self-differentiation, emotional escape and mixture with others subscales and total score of self- differentiation with mental health, correlation coefficients were 29.
In individuals with high self-differentiation, emotions and thoughts work in tandem; in the case of low self-differentiation, emotions overpower thoughts or thought displaces emotion.
self-differentiation is for the sake of preparing us more fully to share filial affection with all the earth's peoples, as with them we live out God's calling to tasks which include the reconciliation of the warring factions of humankind, the restoration of the ecosphere, the exploration of the cosmos, and the fostering of a common hope.
A core tenet of the integrated perspective on Bowen's family systems theory and spirituality is the positive correlation between individuals' perceived connection to God and their level of self-differentiation.
What you might say is that what we're about is to deepen the communion that we have with the Canadian church and others as well and the only way we can do that is what we might call self-determination or self-differentiation .
More specifically, a discourse of dimensionality--concerning lowness and highness, flatness and round ness, visible and invisible forms of space, and so on--helps to structure the modernist intellectual's self-differentiation both from the masses and from the baseness of "matter" itself.
This study examined aspects of individualism, collectivism, and self-differentiation in 123 African American women attending a predominantly White university.
To sing sad songs and love songs was therefore an act of defiance or self-differentiation from those w ho accepted the communist prohibition, and by extension, at least in the asylees' view, the communist regime" (p.
Were self-differentiation to continue without such sources, it could only end in a boundless and hence truly random entropic state.