DILEMMA By N., Sam M.S. - 155 Situation where a choice between desirable or undesirable alternatives is needed. See ethical dilemma- prisoner's dilemma- social dilemma. DILEMMA: "Joe was in a dilemma over which perfume to buy Lyn." Related Psychology Terms FORCED CHOICE Ethics and Boundary Issues Ethics and Legal Course: Landmark Legal Case Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development PRISONER'S DILEMMA Ethics and Legal Issues in Counseling: Duty to Warn and Tarasoff SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DILEMMA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dilemma/ (accessed August 19, 2022).