Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Theory

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The Hierarchy of needs theory is a formation of the needs of an individual person. Basically this hierarchy are based on five level which is classified into Physiological needs, Safety needs, Love/Belonging needs, Esteem needs and Self-actualization needs. It can be illustrated with a diagram 1.0 The Diagram of Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs.

This is diagram are has been developed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper of A Theory of Human Motivation which he subsequently extended to include his observation of humans’ innate curiosity. Therefore by understanding the needs of an individual, we might able to realize the behavior of a human being needs.

Diagram 1.0 The Diagram of Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs

Deficiency needs

In the first four
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We cannot get away from the repeated self-harming cycles of recurring memories or future projections and much psychotherapy is designed to stop us from continuing to harm ourselves.

Therefore distract them from higher-order needs by threatening their safety, or be their friend by offering them safety and when they appear to be threatened.

Social needs

Once the safety needs of an individual have been met, he or she can move onto the next level of social needs or love and belonging needs. This defined as the need for love, affection, and a sense of belongingness in one’s relationship with other persons. Examples of these are work groups, teamwork, and company softball outings. Humans are inherently social and friendly creatures, and to deprive this need for affection with prohibit the individual from obtaining a higher plateau on Maslow’s hierarchy. Friendships are beneficial to humans at home and in the workplace, but some employers do not realize the importance of this association. We are all aware that humans form meaningful relationship outside of the workplace, but the value of establishing enjoyable relations within the workplace is often underestimated. Research has shown that promoting social interaction among employees will “increase morale and productivity.”

Humans need to feel a sense of belonging and acceptance, whether it comes from a large social group or small social connections. They need to love and be loved by
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