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Reframing the Discipline

Mathew Thomson

in Psychological Subjects: Identity, Culture, and Health in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199287802
eISBN:
9780191713378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287802.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter offers a new view of the academic discipline of psychology in early-20th-century Britain, moving beyond the dismissal of the era as one of backwardness in terms of development as a ... More


Self-Actualization, Society, and Scientific Psychology

Kennon M. Sheldon, Geoffrey Williams, and Thomas Joiner

in Self-Determination Theory in the Clinic: Motivating Physical and Mental Health

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095449
eISBN:
9780300128666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095449.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter outlines the rise and fall of the humanistic theoretical perspective, which can be found in academic psychology. Abraham Maslow, Rollo May, and Carl Rogers are just some of the founders ... More


Self-Determination Theory in the Clinic: Motivating Physical and Mental Health

Kennon Sheldon, Geoffrey Williams, and Thomas Joiner

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095449
eISBN:
9780300128666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095449.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Self-determination theory is grounded in the belief that people work best and are happiest when they feel that they are in control of their own lives. This book explains the ramifications of the ... More


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