Adler - AlfredAdler&IndividualPsychology Individual...

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Individual Psychology born weak and inferior We strive for superiority Optimistic Social factors Final goals Free will Unified mind Alfred Adler Bio Born: Vienna 1870 Younger brother died as infant Wanted to use life to conquer death Rivalry with older brother Conflict in medical school Years as a GP Member Freud’s early circle of disciples Presents his views and resigned Drafted – develops concept of social interest Child guidance clinics
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Popular in US as a lecturer Egalitarian Dies 1937 on tour – Aberdeen Scotland Striving for success or superiority Success – healthy / Superiority – unhealthy Final goal Subjective ideal – unifies the personality Product of our creative power Neglect or pampering – unconscious goals Love and security – conscious goals Striving as compensation Striving is innate, but must be developed Striving for superiority Striving for success Subjective perceptions Motivated by fictional final goal Fictionalism Teleology Final causes
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Material causes Organ inferiorities Unity of Personality Each person is unique and indivisible Conscious and unconscious Repression
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