Therefore, in order to explain the origins of the unacceptable status quo 'dominant institutions inculcate a psychologized
ideology and use the process of false consciousness to encourage widespread belief in unjustified assumptions about human nature' (see Sloan, 2000: 26).
Szasz agrees, as he decries the therapeutic state wherein all human behaviors and actions are psychologized
and therapeutized and for which responsibility is dodged and exculpated.
Moreover, the creation of diagnoses such as Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), Dependent Personality Disorder (DPD), Gender Identity Disorder (GID), and Antisocial Personality Disorder (APD) demonstrate what a psychologized
society the United States has become.
Between these endpoints, Bozena Shallcross limns the innovative psychologized
portraiture of painter Olga Boznanska (1865-1940); Elzbieta Ostrowska examines the provocative cinematic career of Poland's premier screen star, Krystyna Janda (b.
not only psychologized
esotericism but he also sacralized psychology, by filling it with the contents of esoteric speculation.
With no more evidence than a few lines at the beginning and one or two later, critics have psychologized
, sociologized, and ontologized the question.
He points out how both of them and many of the other popularizing Jewish theologians and thinkers adapt Mordecai Kaplan's psychologized
theology for mass consumption.
He briefly traces the historical evolution of the devil from the Old Testament's vague, undefined cosmic foe to the more mythologized and psychologized
devil of the Anglo-Saxons, proposing that the Old English literary devil can be categorized (a) as a malicious but reserved natural force, as attested in magic charms and medical texts, and (b) as a mannered, "lavish and literate" sort of devil (17), as in the majority of Old English narrative literature.
Do we really need or want a country full of psychologized
, values-clarified citizens?
In some ways, Antin's critique of Language poets and their "exploiting, often elegantly, the distinctive properties of the English language" bears a slight resemblance to his critiques (in "black warrior") of Jarrell (for a kind of minor eloquence) and of Lowell (for a too narrow scope of psychologized
More relentlessly than the other historicists, Siskin undertakes to dissolve the complex subject-object constructs of Romantic "ideology" into a system of formal generic relations: "In generically inquiring how that self [the modern psychologized
subject] was written, I take such constituent parts as imagination, creativity, and development to be neither ahistorical ideas nor psychological truths, but formal features and strategies--parts that interrela te historically to produce a culture-specific whole" (11).
Dreams of reconciliation of all kinds permeate the book, and we see the beginnings perhaps of a social engagement looked for in earlier work, even if it is still in psychologized
and romantic guise.