DETERMINATION By N., Sam M.S. - 20 1. Mental attitude with astrong commitment to goal reaching. 2. process of making a decision. 3. Precise definition or qualification of an attribute. DETERMINATION: "Joe showed determination in learning to walk after his accident." Related Psychology Terms Developing a Case Study LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Hitler and Conformity THORNDIKE, EDWARD LEE (1874- 1949) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) CLIENT-CENTERED THERAPY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DETERMINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/determination/ (accessed January 20, 2022).