STATE ORIENTATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 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 SOCIAL INTERFERENCE AVOIDANCE-AVOIDANCE CONFLICT VERBAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY SHARED ENVIRONMENT EXPLOITATIVE ORIENTATION STATEMENT VALIDITY ANALYSIS SEGREGATED MODEL SOCIAL APPROVAL DYNAMIC ASSESSMENT SOURCE LANGUAGE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "STATE ORIENTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/state-orientation/ (accessed December 4, 2019).