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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.
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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.
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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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Research also highlighted that inspite maternal love paternal love is often more implicated than mothers in the development of behavioral problems such as conduct disorders and oppositional defiant disorder.8,9 Another study also highlighted that psychological patients perceived lack of parental acceptance and more parental rejection specifically by father that led to onset of emotional disorders such as depression, mania and psychosis.10
Table 3 is showing negative correlation between parental rejection scores and dependency scores indicating a cultural picture of the relationship.
On the other hand, when we entered only the explanatory variables into the model, only parental rejection [F(1.156) = 4.52, p [less than or equal to] .05] was predictive of anxiety/ depression.
Thus in the light of findings of the present study it may be suggested that the effectiveness of the attachment relationship in promoting empathic concern may be explained by the (a) presence of parental warmth, and (b) absence of parental rejection. Parental warmth is associated with socially valued outcomes in the child whereas parental rejection appears to be associated with outcomes which are not socially valued outcomes which makes the parents important for the children and creates a conflict free relationship, which results in lessening of non-empathic behavior like aggression and enhancing of empathic behavior among children.
Although empirical outcome research is limited, there is currently broad support in the professional literature for the benefits of this combined psychoeducational-psychotherapeutic approach to the psychological and social damage of parental rejection (Cornell & Hamrin, 2008).
A stepwise regression analysis was conducted using the nine risk variables (peer relations, body image, self-esteem, pubertal status, SES, parental nurturance, parental rejection, conduct problems, and hyperactivity/inattention) as predictors, and depression score as the dependent variable.
When the population was divided into subgroups, the association between perceived parental rejection and depression was statistically significant for younger girls (aged 10-14 years) and older girls (aged 15-19 years) but not for boys, and the association was statistically significant for the older girls, compared with all other subgroups.
Research on parent-child relations consistently indicates that perceived parental rejection typically has serious consequences for the psychological development and personality functioning of children and adults (Rohner, 1990/1999).
Birth complications or parental rejection on their own did not lead to violent criminality.
Results revealed that convicts perceived more parental rejection than normal.
So before she indulges her daughter's wishes, Katie might want to consider whether she's following in the footsteps of the material girl's road to parental rejection by shoving her child into the limelight like a new pair of Louboutins.