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 (sō′sē-ō-sī′kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl, -shē-)
1. Of or relating to social psychology.
2. Of, relating to, or combining social and psychological factors.
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In many sociopsychological theories, desire is considered the most proximal variable and a direct driving force, of intention.
Embracing these sociopsychological lenses, scholars have demonstrated how focusing on values and ideologies held by members of challenging groups and how these elements are shaped by threatening policy or police brutality suggests a great deal about the development of social polarization, lack of confidence in government, sense of inefficacy, oppositional consciousness and counterculture and, consequently, willingness to raise arms (e.g., Braun and Genkin 2014; Juergensmeyer 2005; Sprinzak 1998).
According to Gil-Monte e Peiro (5), while there is no univocal definition of burnout syndrome, there is some consensus on that, from the sociopsychological perspective, the one formulated by Maslach and Jackson (6) is the most accepted and widely used.
He argues that, over time, the sociopsychological space of modern civilization is increasingly saturated with simulative forms of existence.
The ontological security perspective adopted here draws from three sociopsychological insights related to identity and discourse.
Sociopsychological factors, including social support, have substantial effects on health outcomes and are connected to the physical conditions to a person's life (Institute of Medicine, 2001).
First, insofar as it relies on a sociopsychological claim--that most investors perceive insider trading as economically harmful or morally wrong--it is subject to the problem of false consciousness (i.e., the psychological claim could be true though the shared belief is demonstrably false).
According to Adeyanju [11], "most studies in education focused on what goes on in the classroom while neglecting other important factors such as the sociopsychological factors.
These traditions are: rhetorical, semiotic, phenomenological, cybernetic, sociopsychological, sociocultural, and critical.
We can venture a statement that the observations of Magdalena Sokolowska and other medical sociologists of that time who investigated the problems of death and dying caused more attention to be directed to the sociopsychological patters developed in the hospice wards.
Li argues that, despite sociopsychological constraints, "disagreement expression is essential for deliberative democracy" (p.
Although social history is out of favor, it is just as incumbent on historians to attend carefully to the socioeconomic and sociopsychological contexts that nourish radical politics as it is to analyze the political mechanisms through which revolutionaries (and others) come to power.