LABELING THEORY

Describing an individual as deviant and then treating them as such may result in mental disorder or delinquency also called societal reaction theory and the sociological hypothesis assessment

LABELING THEORY: "Labelling Theory is the sociological hypothesis that describing an individual in terms of behavioural characteristics."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "LABELING THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/labeling-theory/ (accessed November 20, 2017).
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