PERCEIVED SUSCEPTIBILITY By N., Sam M.S. - 145 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 A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) POOLING HEARING (AUDITION) ATTITUDE SCALES EPILEPSY (Symptoms and Types) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PERCEIVED SUSCEPTIBILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/perceived-susceptibility/ (accessed June 29, 2022).