Ch 8: Homework Help for the Humanistic-Existential Model of Abnormal Behavior

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The Humanistic-Existential Model of Abnormal Behavior chapter of this Abnormal Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their humanistic-existential model of abnormal behavior homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your humanistic-existential model homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your humanistic-existential model homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Humanistic-existential model basics
  • Abraham Maslow and the humanistic movement
  • Carl Rogers' humanistic theory
  • Gestalt theory
  • Meditation and prayer
  • Comparison of existential and humanistic theories
  • Model strengths and weaknesses

8 Lessons in Chapter 8: Homework Help for the Humanistic-Existential Model of Abnormal Behavior
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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.

Humanistic Approach in Psychology: Definition & History

8. Humanistic Approach in Psychology: Definition & History

Humanistic psychology views humans as holistic individuals capable of determining their own behaviors and goals. Read on to find out about the development of this perspective and about the work of key humanist psychologists.

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