SECONDARY APPRAISAL

Within the cognitive assessment concept of feelings, evaluation of one's potential to deal with the outcomes of an encounter with external surroundings, which comes after a primary assessment. See also: coping potential; core relational themes.

SECONDARY APPRAISAL: "Secondary appraisal was first proposed by U.S. psychologist Richard S. Lazarus (1922"
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SECONDARY APPRAISAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/secondary-appraisal/ (accessed November 19, 2017).
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