STATE ORIENTATION By N., Sam M.S. - 24 a way of responding to conflict and dilemmas with a prolonged analysis and assessment of alternatives rather than a quick assessment. Compare it with action orientation. For more concept clarity. STATE ORIENTATION: "State orientation is how we respond to dilemmas." Related Psychology Terms Comparison of Assessment Tools Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) FROMM, ERICH (1900—) BDI-II Assessment Diagnosis and Treatment Planning ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Using the Triage Assessment Form Ethics and Boundary Issues COGNITIVE DISSONANCE (Dissonance Theory) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "STATE ORIENTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/state-orientation/ (accessed July 4, 2022).