Human Behavior Theory Case Study by cee-cee

Human Behavior Theory
Presents a case study that demonstrates modified Gestalt theory.
# 107011 | 847 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Aug 18, 2008 in Psychology (Therapies) , Psychology (Theory) , Psychology (Case Studies)

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This paper describes a case study of a young man who has a strong genetic predisposition for developing schizophrenia. The paper asserts that using Gestalt's theories with the knowledge gained from medical science is the best way to treat the patient in an effective manner. The paper first describes the patient's background, his characteristics, and the mental illness from which he is suffering. The paper then suggests which treatment methods might be best for him and why they are appropriate.

New Theory: Modified, Modernized Gestalt Theory
Case Study

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Latner, Joel. (1992). "The Theory of Gestalt Therapy." From Gestalt Therapy
  • Perspectives and Applications. Cleveland: Gestalt Institute of Cleveland (GIC) Press. Nevis, Edwin C. Ed. Retrieved 14 May 2007 at

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