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Choice theory : a new psychology of personal freedom

Author: William Glasser
Publisher: New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, [1998] ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Psychologist William Glasser, author of Reality Therapy, calls for a complete overhaul of traditional psychology based on the goal of strengthening relationships by appealing to each individual's basic needs for love, power, freedom, and pleasure. He argues that, barring severe poverty or untreatable illness, unsatisfying or disconnecting relationships are the source of almost all crime, addiction, and mental  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Self-help publications
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Glasser
ISBN: 0060191090 9780060191092 0060930144 9780060930141
OCLC Number: 37457913
Description: xii, 340 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The theory. We need a new psychology --
Basic needs and feelings --
Your quality world --
Total behavior --
Compatibility, personality, and the strength of the needs --
Conflict and reality therapy --
Creativity --
The practice. Love and marriage --
Trust and your family --
Schooling, education, and quality schools --
The application. The quality community --
Redefining your personal freedom.
Responsibility: William Glasser.
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Basically, choice theory helps its users avoid confrontation and ask pertinent questions. It sees conscious or unconscious desire for external control as the main problem in the four major personal  Read more...

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