existential psychology


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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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An integration of existential psychology and the multimodal model.
For example, cognitive psychology is compared and contrasted with behavior analysis, humanism, interbehaviorism, operant subjectivity, phenomenological and existential psychology, and psychoanalysis.
Courage is a philosophical construct that belongs to the field of ontology and has been discussed in depth in the existential psychology literature (May, 1967, 1969, 1975).
Drawing on the existential psychology framework, I focused on aligning with the resistance.
Rooted in existential psychology, primarily the work of Ernest Becker (1973), TMT attempts to understand the psychological mechanics involved in how persons cope with existential "terrors," most notably the fear of death.
Kaklauskas and Albert Chan, explores the commonalities and differences of existential psychology and psychotherapy with cross cultural exchanges.
The educational adventure, taking place March 27 through April 14, includes a lecture in existential psychology by Dr.
In her class, she illustrates the rich multi-disciplinary historical roots of contemporary psychology by tracing the history of the term psychology and examining its meanings in the existential psychology of Soren Kierkegaard and in the 19th century novel.
Barry Chabot feels that for Frost, "walls perform a dual function; they both separate people, allowing them to keep their identity intact, and permit them because their integrity is assured, to approach each other" "The Melancholy Dualism of Robert Frost," Review of Existential Psychology and Psychiatry [XIII.
The four givens, or premises, of the human condition that existential psychology addresses are discussed in this section.
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.