The possible actions resulting from any of the states/intensity of disgust mentioned earlier are shown in the following figure:
Actions of Disgust
We shall now see what they represent:
- Avoid: This is when you either physically stay away from whatever is triggering the disgust or keep yourself from thinking about it
- Dehumanize: This is when you treat someone as though he or she is not a human being—you deprive someone of human qualities, personality or spirit
- Vomit: This is when you respond to feelings of disgust by throwing up
- Withdraw: This is when you physically or mentally leave the scene of what is triggering the disgust ...