CONSISTENCY MOTIVE By N., Sam M.S. - 116 the urge to get a response that verifies what someone currently thinks of their self. This adds to keeping up an unwavering, steady self-ideal, whether it is good or bad. CONSISTENCY MOTIVE: "Fishing for compliments is a for of consistency motive." Related Psychology Terms ORGANISMIC THEORY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Comparison of Assessment Tools Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief REINFORCEMENT (Reward and Punishment) JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CONSISTENCY MOTIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/consistency-motive/ (accessed December 4, 2022).