PERCEIVED SUSCEPTIBILITY

a subjective approximation of the probability of personally contracting an illness, without any thought of severity. Commonly referred to as perceived vulnerability.

PERCEIVED SUSCEPTIBILITY: "Accounts of perceived susceptibility are higher in underdeveloped countries."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PERCEIVED SUSCEPTIBILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/perceived-susceptibility/ (accessed October 5, 2020).
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