PERCEIVED SUSCEPTIBILITY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms WEBER-FECHNER LAW PRCMORBID ABILITIES PREMACK'S PRINCIPLE ORGASM PILOMOTOR EFFECT SUBJECTIVE CONTOUR SUSCEPTIBILITY POOLED VARIANCE OTHER-DIRECTED ALTERNATE BINAURAL LOUDNESS-BALANCE TEST Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PERCEIVED SUSCEPTIBILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/perceived-susceptibility/ (accessed October 5, 2020).