Humanistic Psychology

By Renée Grinnell

A school of psychological thought which originated in the 1960s and emphasizes a hopeful, constructive view of the self-determining capacity of human beings. Unlike its predecessors, psychoanalysis and behaviorism, humanistic psychology takes into consideration human values, intention, and meaning.


    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 19 Jan 2009

 

 
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