Social rejection

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Social rejection occurs when an individual is deliberately excluded from a social relationship or social interaction.wikipedia
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Teasing

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Furthermore, rejection can be either active, by bullying, teasing, or ridiculing, or passive, by ignoring a person, or giving the "silent treatment".
Because it is hurtful, it is different from joking and is generally accompanied by some degree of social rejection.

Conformity

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Specifically, fear of rejection leads to conformity to peer pressure (sometimes called normative influence), and compliance to the demands of others.
Unwillingness to conform carries the risk of social rejection.

Social anxiety

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These experiments also showed that the negative effects of rejection last longer in individuals who are high in social anxiety.
Adolescents have identified their most common anxieties as focused on relationships with peers to whom they are attracted, peer rejection, public speaking, blushing, self-consciousness, panic, and past behavior.

Belongingness

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Abraham Maslow and other theorists have suggested that the need for love and belongingness is a fundamental human motivation.
Memories of past rejection and imagining social rejection all elicit negative emotions.

Aggression

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The experience of rejection can lead to a number of adverse psychological consequences such as loneliness, low self-esteem, aggression, and depression.
When considering indirect forms of non-violent aggression, such as relational aggression and social rejection, some scientists argue that females can be quite aggressive, although female aggression is rarely expressed physically.

Roy Baumeister

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Baumeister and Leary originally suggested that an unsatisfied need to belong would inevitably lead to problems in behavior as well as mental and physical health.
Roy F. Baumeister (born May 16, 1953) is a social psychologist who is known for his work on the self, social rejection, belongingness, sexuality and sex differences, self-control, self-esteem, self-defeating behaviors, motivation, aggression, consciousness, and free will.

Family estrangement

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In the case of a family estrangement, a core part of the mother's identity may be betrayed by the rejection of an adult child.
The social rejection in family estrangement is the equivalent of ostracism which undermines four fundamental human needs: the need to belong, the need for control in social situations, the need to maintain high levels of self-esteem, and the need to have a sense of meaningful existence.

School shooting

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An analysis of 15 school shootings between 1995 and 2001 found that peer rejection was present in all but two of the cases (87%).

Depression (mood)

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Subjectively, rejected individuals experience a range of negative emotions, including frustration, intense anger, jealousy, hate, and eventually, resignation, despair, and possible long-term depression.
Adolescents may be especially prone to experiencing depressed mood following social rejection, peer pressure, or bullying.

Major depressive disorder

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The experience of rejection can lead to a number of adverse psychological consequences such as loneliness, low self-esteem, aggression, and depression. Subjectively, rejected individuals experience a range of negative emotions, including frustration, intense anger, jealousy, hate, and eventually, resignation, despair, and possible long-term depression.

HIV/AIDS

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The study, which took place over nine years, indicated significantly faster rate of low T helper cells, therefore leading to an earlier AIDS diagnosis.
AIDS stigma exists around the world in a variety of ways, including ostracism, rejection, discrimination and avoidance of HIV-infected people; compulsory HIV testing without prior consent or protection of confidentiality; violence against HIV-infected individuals or people who are perceived to be infected with HIV; and the quarantine of HIV-infected individuals.

Interpersonal relationship

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Social rejection occurs when an individual is deliberately excluded from a social relationship or social interaction.

Social relation

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Social rejection occurs when an individual is deliberately excluded from a social relationship or social interaction.

Bullying

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Furthermore, rejection can be either active, by bullying, teasing, or ridiculing, or passive, by ignoring a person, or giving the "silent treatment".

Passive-aggressive behavior

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Furthermore, rejection can be either active, by bullying, teasing, or ridiculing, or passive, by ignoring a person, or giving the "silent treatment".

Silent treatment

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Furthermore, rejection can be either active, by bullying, teasing, or ridiculing, or passive, by ignoring a person, or giving the "silent treatment".

Subjectivity

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The experience of being rejected is subjective for the recipient, and it can be perceived when it is not actually present.

Perception

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The experience of being rejected is subjective for the recipient, and it can be perceived when it is not actually present.

Ostracism

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The word ostracism is often used for the process (in Ancient Greece ostracism was voting into temporary exile).

Ancient Greece

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The word ostracism is often used for the process (in Ancient Greece ostracism was voting into temporary exile).

Human

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Although humans are social beings, some level of rejection is an inevitable part of life.

Society

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Although humans are social beings, some level of rejection is an inevitable part of life.

Social group

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Rejection by an entire group of people can have especially negative effects, particularly when it results in social isolation.

Social isolation

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Rejection by an entire group of people can have especially negative effects, particularly when it results in social isolation.

Loneliness

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The experience of rejection can lead to a number of adverse psychological consequences such as loneliness, low self-esteem, aggression, and depression.