DESTRUCTIVE CONFLICT RESOLUTION By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Using negative methods to resolve interpersonal disagreements. Compare constructive conflicy resolution. DESTRUCTIVE CONFLICT RESOLUTION: "Destructive conflict resolution uses negative methods such as threats and coersion to solve disagreements." Related Psychology Terms CONFLICT RESOLUTION CONSTRUCTIVE CONFLICT RESOLUTION MEDIATOR DEFINITION INTERGROUP CONFLICT PRINCIPLED NEGOTIATION STRONG METHODS ADAPTIVE STRATEGY CHOICE MODEL (ASCM) SOCIAL REINFORCEMENT SECONDARY ENVIRONMENT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DESTRUCTIVE CONFLICT RESOLUTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/destructive-conflict-resolution/ (accessed January 23, 2021).