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'''Helplessness''' is an [[emotional state]], a feeling that one does not have the [[power]] to act or to manage aspects of ones life as an independent person.
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The theory of [[learned helplessness]] suggests that a tendency towards this state is often acquired.
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=See also==
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*[[Coping behavior]]
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*[[Empowerment]]
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*[[Hopelessness]]
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*[[Internal external locus of control]]
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*[[Self control]]
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*[[Self determination]]
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*[[Self-efficacy]]
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[[Category:Emotional states]]

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Helplessness is an emotional state, a feeling that one does not have the power to act or to manage aspects of ones life as an independent person.

The theory of learned helplessness suggests that a tendency towards this state is often acquired.


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