Humanistic Psychology Essay by Calwriter

Humanistic Psychology
An explanation of the concept behind humanistic psychology and a look at some of its more famous proponents.
# 55104 | 1,283 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Jan 19, 2005 in Psychology (Jung) , Psychology (Rogers) , Psychology (Theory)

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This paper explains how humanistic psychology, an approach to psychology focusing on self-realization and actualization, suggests that individuals have an innate tendency to seek out self-fulfillment and meaning in their lives, but the ability to find a meaningful existence can be impacted by the individual's environment. The paper then explores these ideas and how they relate to the author's own insights and individualization. The theories and ideas of several famous proponents of humanistic psychology are discussed as well.

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