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Refusal by a bank to grant credit, usually because of the applicants financial history, or refusal to accept a security presented to complete a trade, usually because of a lack of proper endorsements or violation of rules of a firm.


1. A bank's refusal to grant a line of credit. This often applies to the refusal to grant a mortgage loan to an uncreditworthy person or a business loan to someone without a proper business plan.

2. An investor's refusal to accept a security presented to him/her/it. Reasons for this include suspicion of fraud or improperly filled-out forms.

3. Refusal to provide insurance coverage because the insurance company believes that the claim describes a service or situation that the policy does not cover.


The refusal to accept a security that has been delivered by a customer or broker. A questionable certificate or an improper endorsement are reasons for rejection.
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Previous researches have highlighted that adolescents that perceive over protection from the parent experienced less anxiety feelings whereas adolescents experiencing parental rejection experience higher level of stress.
It is a between group research design which measure difference between convicts and normal control in relation to perceived parental rejection and psychological maladjustment and its impact on personality development of respondents.
Table 3 is showing negative correlation between parental rejection scores and dependency scores indicating a cultural picture of the relationship.
The questionnaire comprised 60 items, that is, Parental Acceptance (20 items), Parental Aggression (15 items), Parental Neglect (15 items), and Parental Rejection (10 items) with reported reliability of .
Children who experience parental rejection in the form of abuse (the third pattern) may become erratic and disorganized in responding to subsequent relationships, having been placed in the paradoxical position of fearing harm in a relationship on which they were also dependent for safety and security.
The mean scores, modes, and minimum and maximum values for each of the nine predictors (peer relations, parental nurturance, parental rejection, self-esteem, body image, pubertal status, SES, conduct problems, and hyperactivity/inattention), and for the dependent variable (depression score), are presented in Table 1.
Overall, significant associations appeared between perceived parental rejection and both aggression and depression.
Parental rejection isn't something the likeable Ashton has suffered: "I usually do pretty good off the bat, that first impression thing.
Compelling empirical evidence across an array of measurement modalities supports PAR Theory's prediction that perceived parental rejection in childhood has consistent negative effects on psychological adjustment and behavioral functioning of children and adults worldwide.
BOSS: Being fired can recall a memory of parental rejection.