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Human Growth at Midlife
An overview of Kathleen Brehony's beliefs on human growth at midlife.
# 121858 | 500 words | 3 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Jung)

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This paper describes Kathleen Brehony's idea, derivative of Jungian psychology, of how human growth is effected during the midlife crisis and why some fail while others succeed. The rewards for success are delineated and described.

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"In order to understand Brehony's concept of the shadow self and how it leads to growth, it is first necessary to understand some basic terms in Jungian psychology, these terms being 'collective unconscious' and 'archetype'. According to Jung, the collective unconscious refers to an area of the mind that is common to all human beings, an area that contains archetypes which are universal and generic patterns of people, objects and concepts. In terms of human psychology, Jung..."

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