Humanistic and Existential Personality Theories Worksheet

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Humanistic and Existential Personality Theories Worksheet

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1. Abraham Maslow proposed the _____Humanistic____________ theory of personality.

2. According to Maslow, self-fulfillment and realization of one’s full potential are examples of ______basic__________ needs.

3. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs proposes that ___lower basic needs_________ needs must be satisfied before ____higher growth________ needs will become motivators for behavior.

4. The belief that matter evolves from simpler to more complex forms is ______formative tendancy______________.

5. The __ideal self_________, according to Rogers, is one’s view of self as one wishes to be.

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|4. The self-concept | |
|5. Guilt | |
|6. Levels of awareness | |
|7. Self-actualization | |
|8. Neurotic anxiety | |

Short-Answer

1. According to Maslow, what are the characteristics of self-actualizing people? Why are these characteristics important?

There are 18 characteristics of self actualizing people. They are percieveing reality efficiently, acceptance of self and others as they are, spontaneous thoughts and actions, being problem centered not self centered, unusual sense of humor, the ability to look at life objectively, creative,resistant to enculturation but not eccentric, conscern for the wealfare of humanity, appreciation for the little things, the ablity to establish deep and meaningful relationships, peak experiences, desire for privacy,
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