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1993:155) who are of the opinion that IBS is but one facet of a more general condition and a separate pattern of illness behaviour that is characterised by an unassertiveness in expressing personal feelings.
A compilation of unassertiveness, impatience, intolerance, hostility and a strong need for approval and affection constitute a personality profile of a burnout candidate.
On Thursday, 17 January, following a growing criticism for its unassertiveness about its plan to increase fuel prices, the Government finally announced its decision to raise fuel prices by a range of 20%-25% (or by an average 22%).
A factor analysis of the final STABS identified five dusters of items with common themes: attractiveness, social skills, unassertiveness, intelligence, and clumsiness.