CORE RELATIONAL THEMES

1. with regard to the cognitive appraisal theory of emotions, someone's evaluations of the particular important of certain occurrences to their self, resulting in the production of certain emotional conditions in that someone. All are comprised of three parts: coping potential, ego involvement, and goal relevance.

CORE RELATIONAL THEMES: "No one portion of the three elements of core relational themes are more important than the other."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CORE RELATIONAL THEMES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/core-relational-themes/ (accessed May 16, 2021).
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