Need for privacy

Sabine Trepte*, Philipp K. Masur

*Corresponding author for this work

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An individual’s need to selectively control the access of others to the individual self with the aim of achieving a desired level of physical or psychological privacy – in other words, a form of solitude, intimacy, anonymity, or reserve.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of personality and individual differences
EditorsV. Zeigler-Hill, T. K. Shakelford
Place of PublicationCham
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9783319246123
ISBN (Print)9783319246109
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Bibliographical note

Print + eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-24611-6


  • privacy
  • needs
  • communication


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