SOCIAL INHIBITION By N., Sam M.S. - 8 a restraint on person's feelings and expressions in the belief that others may disapprove of their behaviour. See audience effect. SOCIAL INHIBITION: "Social inhibition causes people to limit their feelings and behaviour." Related Psychology Terms INHIBITION EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION LOVE EARLY INFANTILE AUTISM MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (ETIOLOGY) Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SOCIAL INHIBITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-inhibition/ (accessed December 4, 2021).