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Motivation and personality

Motivation and personality

Author: Abraham H Maslow
Publisher: New York ; Evanston ; London : Harper & Row, Publishers, [1954]
Series: Harper's psychological series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maslow, Abraham H. (Abraham Harold).
Motivation and personality.
New York, Harper [1954]
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham H Maslow
OCLC Number: 170747
Description: xiv, 411 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
Elements of a psychological approach to science --
Problem centering vs. means centering in science --
Holistic-dynamic theory in the study of personality --
Preface to motivation theory --
A theory of human motivation --
The role of basic need gratification in psychological theory --
The instinctoid nature of basic needs --
Higher and lower needs --
Psychopathogenesis and the theory of threat --
Is destructiveness instinctoid? --
The expressive component of behavior --
Self-actualizing people: a study of psychological health --
Love in self-actualizing people --
Cognition of the individual and of the generic --
Unmotivated and purposeless reactions --
Psychotherapy, health, and values --
Toward a positive psychology --
Appendix : Problems generated by a positive approach to psychology --
Bibliography --
Index of names --
Index of subjects.
Series Title: Harper's psychological series.
Responsibility: A.H. Maslow.


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