with respect to two-factor theory of avoidance learning, a conditioned or learned aversion to a specific situation (such as electrocution) then acts as a driving force behind escaping that stimulus.

FEAR DRIVE: "New recruits to the armed services may be motivated under the fear drive given that not learning tactical moves (etc.) may lead to an accident when deployed."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FEAR DRIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fear-drive/ (accessed May 18, 2021).