VESTED INTEREST By N., Sam M.S. - 6 the degree to which an outlook item is viewed as being associated with an individual's material self-interest. It is presumed to be a determinant of associated structures. VESTED INTEREST: "Vested interest is a major determinant of the magnitude of an outlook." Related Psychology Terms Terms of Service READABILITY RESEARCH ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) CHILD PSYCHIATRY LEARNING ADDS ORGANISMIC THEORY FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) MASCULINITY-FEMININITY TESTS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "VESTED INTEREST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vested-interest/ (accessed June 27, 2022).