Avoidance may refer to:
- Avoidance (novel), a 2002 novel by Michael Lowenthal
- Avoidance coping, a kind of generally maladaptive coping
- Avoidant personality disorder, a personality disorder recognized in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
- Conflict avoidance, a controversial method of dealing with conflict
- Australian Aboriginal avoidance practices, relationships in traditional Aboriginal society where certain people were required to avoid others in their family or clan
Other articles related to "avoidance":
... Conflict avoidance is a method of dealing with conflict, which attempts to avoid directly confronting the issue at hand ... Conflict avoidance can be used as a temporary measure to buy time or as permanent means of disposing of a matter ... However, conflict avoidance can also take the form of withdrawing from the relationship ...
... for Highway Safety, researchers examined how particular features of crash-avoidance systems affected the number of claims under various forms of insurance coverage ... They found two crash-avoidance features provide the biggest benefits (a) autonomous braking that would brake on its own, if the driver does not, to avoid a forward collision and (b) adaptive ... not helpful, and perhaps harmful, at the circa 2012 stage of development Collision avoidance features are rapidly making their way into the new vehicle fleet ...
... Call Avoidance is a popular strategy implemented to reduce inbound call volumes to contact centers in the customer service industry, particularly in the ... Other typical areas to employ call avoidance strategies include the following Voice message indicating wait times, unusual activity, downtime, etc ... additional instruction/training A Call Avoidance strategy requires constant vigilance beginning with popular service requests that are constantly being analyzed to reduce or eliminate voice calls ...
... was brought against Lloyds by HM Revenue Customs on grounds of tax avoidance ... Lloyds were accused of pouring hundreds of millions of pounds into transatlantic tax avoidance schemes in the form of loans to American financial institutions ...
... In theory, avoidance is simply a matter of preventing hyperinsulinism ... In practice, the difficulty for a diabetic person to aggressively dose insulin to keep blood sugars levels close to normal and at the same time constantly adjust the insulin regimen to the dynamic demands of exercise, stress, and wellness can practically assure occasional hyperinsulinism ...
Famous quotes containing the word avoidance:
“Tax avoidance means that you hire a $250,000-fee lawyer, and he changes the word evasion into the word avoidance.”
—Franklin D. Roosevelt (18821945)
“Real good breeding, as the people have it here, is one of the finest things now going in the world. The careful avoidance of all discussion, the swift hopping from topic to topic, does not agree with me; but the graceful style they do it with is beyond that of minuets!”
—Thomas Carlyle (17951881)
“The American Dream, the idea of the happy ending, is an avoidance of responsibility and commitment.”
—Jill Robinson (b. 1936)