orthogenic


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or·tho·gen·ic

(ōr'thō-jen'ik),
Relating to orthogenesis.

orthogenic

[-jen′ik]
Etymology: Gk, orthos + genein, to produce
1 pertaining to orthogenesis; orthogenetic.
2 pertaining to the treatment and rehabilitation of children who are mentally or emotionally disturbed. See also orthopsychiatry.

orthogenic

(or″thō-jĕn′ĭk)
Pert. to, or related to, the correction, treatment, or rehabilitation of children with mental or emotional difficulties.
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Following Werner's (1957) orthogenic principle of human development, one could assume that a discipline would move from a few global ideas, to differentiation of those ideas, and then a hierarchical reorganization of those ideas.
After temporary work at the University of Chicago, Bettelheim (whose PhD was in art history) became head of the Orthogenic School.
Among these critics was Richard Pollak, a journalist whose younger brother, Stephen, had gone to the Orthogenic School until his accidental death as an 11-year-old in 1948.
One of my college jobs was lifeguard for Bruno Bettleheim's Orthogenic School, a school for severely emotionally disturbed children.
Love Is Not Enough (1950), addressed to parents and general readership, describes his work in his Orthogenic School at the University of Chicago for emotionally disturbed children.
Love Is Not Enough (1950), addressed to parents and general readership, describes his work in his Orthogenic School for emotionally disturbed children and outlines means for meeting both children's and parents ' needs in the modern family situation.