SELF-DETERMINATION THEORY

Emphasises the importance of autonomy and intrinsic motivation to produce a healthy adjustment. This theory emphasize on how a person is actually motivated intrinsically to adjust in a healthy way.

SELF-DETERMINATION THEORY: "In self-determination theory we get negative outcomes when we rely on external forces."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SELF-DETERMINATION THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-determination-theory/ (accessed April 5, 2020).
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