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Learned helplessness has a direct impact on airline business as air travel becomes a joyless affair and passengers interpret ancillary selling as "nickel and diming.
The learned helplessness of drug abusers also deserves researchers' attention.
When students turn in poor work, assume that this may be a sign of learned helplessness rather than an indication of laziness.
Maternal self-efficacy: Illusory control and its effect on susceptibility to learned helplessness.
Pepin Academies is free for students and, through their programs, strives to break the destructive cycle of learned helplessness by finding students' academic strengths and abilities and enhancing social skills.
Tummers builds her discussion on some of the best research available--for example, Martin Seligman and colleagues' pioneering work in learned helplessness and the ability to flourish, Suzanne Kobasa's work in hardiness, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's description of flow experiences (similar to new work from Stanford researchers on the concept of awe), as well as recent work on resilience.
As a corollary, impoverished parents are depressed, learned helplessness, have low self-esteem and lack goals and motivation to get rid of poverty (McLoyd, 1998).
It also seems at times to be a story of learned helplessness among correctional staff who are unable or unwilling to make some basic changes without the direct and specific guidance of the federal court.
Learned helplessness, where you fail to see how to fix problems, can make imperfections difficult to face.
Minimizing the effects of trauma by cultivating learned helpfulness out of learned helplessness (aka, mastery), thus generating hope.
This edition has new material and case examples and rewritten sections to reflect contemporary ideas, such as those on newer forms of battering like stalking and control, new statistics on the frequency of male-to-female battering, different forms of aggression, learned helplessness, and women who batter, as well as a new section on coping with battering and marital dissatisfaction.