REJECTION By N., Sam M.S. - 125 Withholding of love, affection, or approval. A discriminatory outlook for a specific group of people. REJECTION: "Rejection can severely affect an individual's self-esteem." Related Psychology Terms LOVE ADOLESCENCE (Theories) DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) HORNEY, KAREN (1885-1952) AFFECTIONAL DRIVE CHILD PSYCHIATRY SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) FROMM, ERICH (1900—) Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "REJECTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rejection/ (accessed May 28, 2022).