NEGATIVE-STATE-RELIEF MODEL

is the theory that helping behaviour is used during times of stress and anxiety to avoid negative moods.

NEGATIVE-STATE-RELIEF MODEL: "During times of stress, negative-state relief models, or certain behaviours can be used to control that anxiety and stress to avoid negative moods."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NEGATIVE-STATE-RELIEF MODEL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/negative-state-relief-model/ (accessed February 23, 2020).
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