self-actualisation need

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self-actualisation need

As described by Abraham Maslow, a general term for any higher need of an individual, such as for personal growth, truth, justice, meaningfulness, creative expression, transcendence of self, and for peak experiences.
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Moreover, despite nonfulfillment of meta-needs at Dr.
She has become a fully grown adult, with full consciousness of her self as also her meta-needs. Life with the stranger is surely going to be full of uncertainties which have been troubling her for a long time.
In Maslow's terms, Wangel never cared for her meta-needs. He, his daughters and the surroundings were such as did not let Ellida realize herself.