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.
In existential psychology, therefore, war trauma and torture may influence one's destiny.