AFFECTIVE RIGIDITY

a health problem in which feelings or emotions stay unaffected in the course of differing circumstances in a way as such irregularities would usually take place. Affective rigidity is typical in patients of OCD and schizophrenic disorder.

AFFECTIVE RIGIDITY: "The affective rigidity Kristin experienced improved greatly once she was diagnosed and treated for her OCD."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "AFFECTIVE RIGIDITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/affective-rigidity/ (accessed November 20, 2017).
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