AFFECTIVITY

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."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "AFFECTIVITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/affectivity/ (accessed July 22, 2017).
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