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Ch 8: The Humanistic-Existential Model of Abnormal Behavior: Tutoring Solution

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The Humanistic-Existential Model of Abnormal Behavior chapter of this Abnormal Psychology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the humanistic-existential model of abnormal behavior. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the theories and concepts involving the humanistic-existential model of abnormal behavior required in a typical abnormal psychology course.

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  • Learn how the humanistic-existential model explains abnormal behavior.
  • Take a look at Abraham Maslow's contributions to the Humanistic Movement.
  • Examine Carl Rogers' humanistic theory and his approach to psychotherapy.
  • Explain Gestalt theory and its approach to counseling.
  • Understand how spirituality could improve mental health.
  • Compare and contrast existential and humanistic theories.
  • Assess the strengths and weaknesses of the humanistic-existential model.

7 Lessons in Chapter 8: The Humanistic-Existential Model of Abnormal Behavior: Tutoring Solution
The Humanistic-Existential Model and Abnormal Functioning

1. The Humanistic-Existential Model and Abnormal Functioning

What is the humanistic-existential model, and how is different from prior models? Psychology greats such as Maslow, Rogers and May lead the way toward a new model of behavior that has changed the way psychologists view a client.

Abraham Maslow's Contribution to the Humanistic Movement in Psychology

2. Abraham Maslow's Contribution to the Humanistic Movement in Psychology

In the middle of the 20th century, Abraham Maslow changed psychology when he founded humanistic psychology. In this lesson, we'll look at his major contributions to psychology: his hierarchy of needs and his role in the humanistic movement.

Carl Rogers' Humanistic Theory and Psychotherapy

3. Carl Rogers' Humanistic Theory and Psychotherapy

Carl Rogers is often credited with being one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century with contributions that include client-centered therapy, self-actualization, and the theory of self.

Gestalt Theory and Approaches to Counseling

4. Gestalt Theory and Approaches to Counseling

What is gestalt theory, and how can it influence therapy? In this lesson, we'll look at gestalt theory, the types of resistance to contact that can cause psychological issues, and how gestalt theorists treat patients.

Spirituality & Mental Health: Using Prayer and Meditation to Treat Mental Illness

5. Spirituality & Mental Health: Using Prayer and Meditation to Treat Mental Illness

There is a long and complicated history between religion and mental illness, but recent developments in psychology are showing advantages to religious treatments for mental issues. This lesson examines faith-based therapy.

Existential vs. Humanistic Theories: Comparing Two Major Theories in Psychotherapy

6. Existential vs. Humanistic Theories: Comparing Two Major Theories in Psychotherapy

The humanistic and existential theories of psychology are often confused. In this lesson, we'll look at the similarities of and differences between the two theories and their related therapies.

Assessing the Humanistic-Existential Model: Strengths and Limitations

7. Assessing the Humanistic-Existential Model: Strengths and Limitations

Much of psychology focuses on the negative parts of human experience, but the humanistic-existential model of psychology looks at the positive potential of humans. In this lesson, we'll look at the strengths and weaknesses of the model.

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