Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine

2013 Edition
| Editors: Marc D. Gellman, J. Rick Turner

Interpersonal Circumplex

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1005-9_1584

Synonyms

Definition

The interpersonal circumplex (IPC; see Fig.  1) is a conceptual model of social behavior, comprising two main dimensions: affiliation (i.e., warmth, friendliness vs. hostility, quarrelsomeness) and control (i.e., dominance, directiveness vs. submissiveness, deference).
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA