SOCIAL SPEECH

when we use speech as way to communicate an idea to others. See socialised speech; egocentric speech.

SWINGING

Informal term for unreserved, bold sexual behaviour. Such behaviour is expressed through sexual experiments, exchanges of sexual partners between couples, etc. It is...

SANCTION

Any penalty, specified or in the form of moral pressure, that acts to ensure compliance or conformity. See also: social sanction.

SOCIOTROPY

a person's tendency to place an inordinate value on relationships over personal independence that will leave them vulnerable to depression in the response to...

SPONTANEOUS SPEECH

Speech without responding to a direct question.

STRESS

Is the state which is seen in response to internal or external stressors. Every system of the body responds to stress in varying ways....

SOCIAL ACTIVITY

anything that brings members of a community together to interact like dancing, games and street parties.

STANDARD

A basis for evaluating the worth of something and how it should be. It is just like a general idea regarding; how things could...

SOCIAL MALADJUSTMENT

1. The inability to develop a satisfying relationship. 2. A lack of social finesse and tact. 3. A breakdown in maintaining constructive social relationships.

SOCIAL PRESSURE

the influence that is exerted on a person or group by another person or group. It includes rational argument, persuasion, conformity and demands. See...

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