CONDITIONAL POSITIVE REGARD

a position of acknowledgement and respect demonstrated by other people on a trial basis wherein their respect relies upon the approval of the person's actions and the other people's individual values.

CONDITIONAL POSITIVE REGARD: "Conditional positive regard is often observed in family units wherein a family member begins a relationship with someone the other family members have a general disregard for."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONDITIONAL POSITIVE REGARD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/conditional-positive-regard/ (accessed December 12, 2019).
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