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the level of someone's reaction or vulnerability to sentimental stimulants. Assessment is a highly imperative part of psychological evaluation- the counselor or physician might seek proof of these responses as blunted, inappropriate, or loss altogether of affect.

AFFECTIVITY: "Due to Mary's congenital analgesia, her degree of affectivity in regards to pain was nonexistent."

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