Assertiveness in Indian Context: Perspectives of Urban Adults from Mumbai
作者: Vinita A Acharya1 P S V N Sharma2 Sreekumaran Nair3
作者单位: 1Assistant professor
2 Professor and Head, Deptt. of Psychiatry
3 Professor and Head, Deptt. of Statistics Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India.
刊名: Indian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2016, Vol.48 (1)
来源数据库: All India Occupational Therapists' Association
关键词: assertivenessadultsIndian contextmental health promotionqualitative research
原始语种摘要: Introduction: Assertiveness is one of the important communication skill influencing our relationships and life role participation. It is known to play a role in stress management, conflict resolution and in maintaining a positive self-concept. Indians are traditionally considered to be not as assertive as their Western counterparts. However, with changing trends in the society and improvement in financial and educational status, it may be expected to change. Method: Qualitative methods were employed to understand the perspectives of urban adults in Mumbai about assertiveness. Four focus group discussions were conducted with men and women from different age groups and social backgrounds to understand their beliefs and experiences related to assertiveness. Findings: Three key themes emerged...
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  • assertiveness 断然
  • develop 发展
  • expected 预期
  • participation 参与
  • management 管理
  • financial 财政的
  • conflict 冲突
  • towards 朝向
  • their 他们的
  • understand 理解