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."
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