Chapter 6 - AdlerianPsychology...

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Chapter 6 Adlerian Psychology Individual psychology --uniqueness of each person, no  universal model (could be applied to all people--focus  on individual) Unity of personality—not collection of parts (holism) Many motivating factors , some of them positive (not  just sex and aggression)
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Adler Background Adler was boring in Europe Was very sickly--was supposed to die, but recovered Was Freud’s favorite son He believed there was more to Freud’s sex and aggression
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(Adlerian, cont.) Existential —people struggle with freedom of choice,  responsibility, meaning of life (first to talk about this) Growth model in contrast with illness model— becoming fulfilled rather than cured Goal directed--striving (good  people coming better)
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Adlerian Concepts Key Terms: Style of life —default settings Family constellation, birth order —position influences  character (systemic relationships not much emperical  support) Sense of inferiority, striving for superiority Phenomenology —experience is raw material (case  study material; didn’t become as prominent as he  seemed to have been Understand experience of the individual
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Adlerian Birth Order Analysis Oldest : Dominant, responsible, conservative, driven by  power Second : More carefree, may challenge the eldest,  ambitious, competitive (never experienced the “only 
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2010 for the course PSYCH 482 taught by Professor Levy during the Spring '10 term at University of Tennessee.

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