a social factor, as poverty, old age, or crime, that tends to increase social disorganization and inhibit personal adjustment.
the study of such factors and the social problems they produce.
- Social phobia
noun 1. (psychol) a type of anxiety disorder characterized by shyness and heightened self-consciousness in particular social situations
noun, Sociology. 1. the means by which culture and social organization change or are preserved.
- Social promotion
noun the practice of promoting a student to the next grade despite their poor grades in order to keep them with social peers Word Origin 1999
noun 1. the psychological study of social behavior, especially of the reciprocal influence of the individual and the group with which the individual interacts. social psychology noun 1. (psychol) the area of psychology concerned with the interaction between individuals and groups and the effect of society on behaviour social psychology n. The branch of human […]