AFFECTIVE By N., Sam M.S. - 33 adjective. 1. with regard to sentiment or feelings. 2. able of creating or showing feelings. AFFECTIVE: "Marshall's lack of affective abilities concerned his therapist, who wanted to focus more on his childhood traumas." Related Psychology Terms Hitler and Conformity Developing a Case Study ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CHILD PSYCHIATRY CLIENT-CENTERED THERAPY FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION EXPERIENTIAL THERAPY Diagnosis and Treatment Planning ANTISOCIAL REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AFFECTIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/affective/ (accessed January 18, 2022).