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Ashamed to ask for technical support? You are not alone
Dais Newsfeed | 21/02/2022 08:27 PM | Click to read full article
Researchers have been exploring help-seeking in various contexts, mostly focusing on medical and psychological help or on help-seeking in the classroom.
It appears that not everyone is comfortable asking for help and that some individuals systematically seem to avoid seeking help. Indeed, help-seeking may be perceived as threatening, as it may call into question the applicant’s personal competence in his or her own eyes.