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A second approach to the problem of definitions could be in terms of
psychological meaning, a concept that is made much of in current dynamic
psychopathology. When disease symptoms are said to have the same meaning (
night sweating, ...
First let us discuss the concept of instinct, which we can define rigidly as a
motivational unit in which the drive, motivated behavior, and the goal object or
the goal effect are all appreciably determined by heredity. As we go up the
phyletic scale ...
This leads us to our final hypothesis that perhaps frustration as a single concept
is less useful than the two concepts that crosscut it: (1) deprivation of nonbasic
needs and (2) threat to the personality, i.e., to the basic needs or to the various ...
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Elements of a Psychological Approach to Science
Problem Centering vs Means Centering in Science
HolisticDynamic Theory in the Study of Personality
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