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    to World War II, Viktor Frankl was a somewhat successful therapist. Once the war began however, he was sent off to an Auschwitz concentration camp. Everyone in concentration camps had one wish, to stay alive (Frankl 15). Whether they tried to get on the good side of the warden, or attempt an escape, everyone had a different way to survive. Many prisoners died while at camps, but some of them who were hopeful and courageous made it out. Inspired by these prisoners, Frankl created logotherapy to help

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    Viktor Frankl, renowned psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor, often quoted Nietzsche saying, “He who has a ‘why’ to live for can bear almost any ‘how’”. Viktor Frankl, known for his development of logotherapy, a form of therapy that teaches individuals to live a life of meaning, put this saying to use when he experienced unspeakable atrocities during the holocaust. Given his medical and psychological history, Frankl was able to withstand Nazi concentration camps and not give into the hopelessness

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    Essay Viktor E. Frankl didn’t grow up living a easy life. During World War II he spent 3 years in various concentration camps, including Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and Dachau. Viktor has a life story to tell. Concentration Camps were a place where large numbers of people, especially political prisoners or members of persecuted minorities, are deliberately imprisoned in a relatively small area with inadequate facilities, sometimes to provide forced labor or to await mass execution. Frankl may have survived

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    Viktor E. Frankl found an interesting way to explore how crucial it is for a prisoner to adapt to his new life. This is the utmost compelling life insight to myself at this point in my own life. Frankl wrote, “When one examines the vast amount of material which has been amassed as the result of many prisoners’ observations and experiences, three phases of the inmate’s mental reactions to camp life become apparent: the period following his admission; the period when he is well entrenched in cap routine;

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    Viktor E. Frankl found a thought-provoking way to explore how crucial it is for a prisoner to adapt to his new life. This is the utmost compelling life insight to myself at this point in my own life. Frankl wrote, “When one examines the vast amount of material which has been amassed as the result of many prisoners’ observations and experiences, three phases of the inmate’s mental reactions to camp life become apparent: the period following his admission; the period when he is well entrenched in camp

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    Viktor Emil Frankl was born on March, 26th 1905, at Czeringassa 7, in Leopoldstadt, in Vienna Austria, where Sigmund Freud and Alfred Alder also grew up (Klingberg, 2014). He was the middle child out of three children. His older brother, Walter was two and a half years older, and his younger sister, Stella, was four years younger. His mother was Elsa Frankl, was a polish woman from Prague with a gentle manner. His father, Gabriel Frankl, had been a hard working man who was the Director of Social

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    Freud Vs Frankl And Freud

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    Running Head: COMPARITIVE PERSONALITY THEORIES OF SIGMUND FREUD AND VIKTOR FRANKL Comparative Personality Theories of Sigmund Freud and Viktor Frankl Luke McGeeney William James College For my comparison, I’ll be looking at the theories of Sigmund Freud and Viktor Frankl, the creators of both the first and third Viennese Schools of Psychotherapy, respectively. To begin with, I’ll examine Frankl’s theory of existential analysis known as logotherapy. Logotherapy

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    Search For Meaning,” Frankl introduced the meaning of life that he discovered during he suffered in concentration camp. He also mentioned that people find meaningful life by creating work, experiencing something, and by the attitude we toward unavoidable suffering. As a young people, I less advanced in life and less enlightened by experience. I can’t image how many painful memory that he had, and I don’t know in what dilemma he found the meaning of lives. Undoubtedly, Frankl noticed the value of

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    A survivor and a psychiatrist by the name of Victor Frankl wrote the essay of “ Tragic Optimism” explaining that they're are components of human existence that are unavoidable. Every human no matter their gender, race nor age will be faced with an obstacle in their own way during the duration of their lifetime. These components construct what is otherwise known as the tragic triad - pain, guilt and death- which all coexist to create a blockage that one must learn to overcome. By adapting, we learn

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    Viktor Frankl is a philosopher, but more importantly an incredible individual who survived the Holocaust under the Nazi regime. In his book Man’s Search For Meaning, he detailed life in the Nazi death camps and elaborated on people’s states of mind while inside the camp. He made exclaimed that there were three different ways to discover the unique meaning of one’s life: achieving or accomplishing something, experiencing a virtue like love, and surviving and/or overcoming suffering. The search for

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