Frustration definition and sources

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WHAT IS FRUSTRATION?
Frustration is an emotion that occurs
in situation where a person is blocked
from reaching a desired outcome.
In general, whenever we reach one of our goal,
we feel pleased and whenever we are prevented
from reaching our goals, we may be in frustration
and feel irritable, annoyed and angry.
Typically, the more important the goal,
the greater the frustration and resultant anger or loss of confidence.
WHAT IS FRUSTRATION?
>Frustration may be defined as the emotion produced
when we are blocked form reaching our goal.
>Frustration are minor e.g. busy signals, traffic
slowdowns, late arrivals, pending assignments to check.
>Students can also be frustrated over exam pressure,
pressure from parents to perform well in exams.
CYCLE OF FRUSTRATION
Goals
Efforts
B
A
R
R
I
E
R
Frustration
Consequences Of Frustration
Mood swings,
improper
affectice state
Psychological
Dissaticfaction,
disinterest
and bordem
Decrease In person's
self confidence and
self-esteem
Anciety,
Tension,
Depression
Decrease in
person's efficiency
at home and work
SOURCES OF FRUSTRATION
1. External Factors
• Physical Factors
• Social Factors
2. Internal Factors
EXTERNAL FACTORS
PHYSICAL FACTORS
Physical factors that are related to physical
environment.
Natural calamities such as floods, tsunami, earthquickes,
fire accident etc.
obstacles such as traffic jams, crowded lines at a
supermarket, droughts that destroy a farmer crops, noise
that prevents concentration, floods that delay us in our
travel. These can disturb human life.
EXTERNAL FACTORS
SOCIAL FACTORS
The rules and the regulation of the parents,
society, locality, culture and belief may control the desire
and motive of the people. Restrictions imposed by other
peoples, laws, customs, norms of society.
E.g. Inter cast marriages.
INTERNAL FACTORS
Within individuals themselves are deficiencies
which can cause frustraion.
Physical abnormalities or defects:
Bodily defects such as blindness, deaf or dumb.
Heavily or thin body, dark complexion etc may
cause frustration.
E.g. A blind man dreams to travel to world.
INTERNAL FACTORS
Conflicts desires or aims:
Frustration by obstructing mutual aims and
goals.
E.g. A person may be interested in marrying a girl
whom he loves but he wishes to go abroad by
marrying another girl.
INTERNAL FACTORS
Individuals Morality And High Ideals:
An individuals moral standards, code of ethics
and high ideals may become a source of frustration.He
may caught between Superego and Id.
Id. Pleasure Princple
Superego. Morality
INTERNAL FACTORS
Level Of Aspiration Too High:
one may aspire very high in spite of one's in
capabilities or human limitations.
E.g. A person become to be a captain of a team but
does not know the basic of the games.
INTERNAL FACTORS
Lack Of Persistence And Sincerity In Efforts:
Frustration may be caused due to
weakness in putting continuous persistent
efforts with courage enthusiasm and will power
at one's command.
E.g. Reading a book without interest and
complainig that the book is not understandable.
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