Reflections About Classical Adlerian Depth Psychotherapy: Theory, Practice, and Life

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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Adlerian Humor: Childhood Prototype

Stages of non-development.

New Theme Pack 13 - Criminals & Cure

Theme Pack 13 - Criminals and Cure: "The Individual Criminal and His Cure" and "Neurosis and Crime," by Alfred Adler.

The paper is a study on the ciminal's private logic: on his egoism, greed, and the exclusion of other people. All people around the criminal are there only to satisfy his needs and cravings. Many people also find a feeling of superiority when they resist laws, police, and authorities in general. Adler believes that a harsh education may be a contributing cause in the development of a criminal personality, but more important, is how much the hardships experienced during the "tender years" are in conflict with the person's real feeling of himself.

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Adlerian Humor: Cetrifugal vs. Centripetal Movement


Monday, January 01, 2007

Adlerian Humor: Safeguarding Mechanism

Managing uncertainty.