introvertive


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Adj.1.introvertive - directed inward; marked by interest in yourself or concerned with inner feelings
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
unsociable - not inclined to society or companionship; "an unsociable nature...shy and reserved"; "generally unsociable except with intimate friends"; "unsociable behavior"; "an unsociable neighborhood"
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The questionnaire comprises four subscales labeled Unusual Experiences (12 items), Cognitive Disorganization (11 items), Introvertive Anhedonia (10 items), and Impulsive Nonconformity (10 items).
I have never experienced anything to be divine," reverse-scored); introvertive mysticism (e.
Anyhow, that kind of introvertive existentiality implied a rather sweeping effect on the reality of all that we receive by our outward senses and that we have the ability to submit to quantificational categorization.
nonetheless qualifies certain of Scholem's assertions, among them the latter's tendency to prefer mysticism of the introvertive type, "a formlessness that overcomes all forms," over the cognitive, "the beholding of the ultimate form - a vision of God in gleams of ecstatic vision" (61-62).
McCreery and Claridge (2002) found four factors, with the negative symptoms factor described in other studies splitting into introvertive anhedonia and asocial schizotypy factors.
Stace (1960: 15) described two types of mystical experience: extravertive, which "looks outward and through the physical senses into the external world and finds the One there," and, in contrast, "the introvertive way [which] turns inward, introspectively, and finds the One at the bottom of the Self.
Across the entire sample, there were significant positive associations between the number of different sexual partners and scores on the O-LIFE Unusual Experiences and Impulsive Nonconformity scales, and a significant negative association with scores on the Introvertive Anhedonia scale.