PUSH MODEL By N., Sam M.S. - 20 The opposite of a pull model. It is the theory emphasizing the impulse of a negative stimulus on a person's establishing a set of goals. PUSH MODEL: "The push model put emphasis on negative factors." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Ethics and Boundary Issues Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Selecting a Diagnosis Identifying Relevant Theories and Models Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development STIMULUS (literally “goad”) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY NERVE CONDUCTION LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PUSH MODEL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/push-model/ (accessed July 6, 2022).