Helpessness (feeling)

Known as: Helpessness, Helpless 
A feeling of being unable to control yourself or your circumstances.
National Institutes of Health

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1936-2017
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Human cognition is striking in its brilliance and its adaptability. How do we get that way? How do we move from the nearly… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Development is about creating something more from something less, for example, a walking and talking toddler from a helpless… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Depression is a multifactorial illness and genetic factors play a role in its etiology. The understanding of its physiopathology… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND A plethora of indirect findings suggests that mood disorders may be caused by or result in structural changes in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Blood-feeding arthropods secrete special salivary proteins that suppress the defensive reaction they induce in their hosts. This… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Past work has documented and described major patterns of adaptive and maladaptive behavior: the mastery.oriented and the helpless… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Conventional wisdom suggests that praising a child as a whole or praising his or her traits is beneficial. Two studies tested the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
A 5-year longitudinal study investigated the interrelationships among children's experiences of depressive symptoms, negative… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
intellectual activity may be largely preserved In lesions oCthefeft temporal region. However, the patient with a disturbance of… (More)
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1964
Highly Cited
1964
Clinical psychiatric experience demonstrates a wide variation in behavioral reactions to drugs. Systematic studies of patient… (More)
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