existential psychology

ex·is·ten·tial psy·chol·o·gy

a theory of psychology, based on the philosophies of phenomenology and existentialism, which holds that the proper study of psychology is a person's experience of the sequence, spatiality, and organization of his or her existence in the world.
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Just recently, in 2016, the Institute of Humanistic and Existential Psychology (HEPI) celebrated twenty years of its activities.
Death Anxiety and Religious Belief: An Existential Psychology of Religion
Existential psychology, as outlined in Terror Management Theory, harnesses tremendous explanatory power by focusing on the ultimate driver of beliefs, behavior, and experiences: fear of death (Greenberg et al.
International Journal of Existential Psychology and Psychotherapy, 5(1), 1-14.
Seattle) begins by summarizing the traditions of existential psychology and briefly describing its roots in philosophy.
We're forced to go through life with a psychology profoundly different from most people-a very divided existential psychology.
The four givens, or premises, of the human condition that existential psychology addresses are discussed in this section.
Review of Existential Psychology and Psychiatry,4(1), 3-21.
While it's certainly not a celebration of any belief system, ``Ice Harvest'' is informed by Ramis' recent contemplations of such diverse philosophies as Buddhism, existential psychology and his own Jewish faith.
In existential psychology, therefore, war trauma and torture may influence one's destiny.