Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration

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Sal Mendaglio
Great Potential Press, Inc., 2008 - Education - 311 pages
Kazimierz Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration (TPD), which includes the widely known “overexcitabilities,” is one of the most influential theories in gifted education. This groundbreaking book, edited by Dr. Sal Mendaglio, brings together leading professionals, many of whom knew Dr. Dabrowski himself, and provides readers with a diversity of perspectives on TPD. It summarizes the research and application of TPD, as well as compares it to other theories of personality and psychological development. Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration is a thought-provoking book that provides powerful insights and information not previously published about Dabrowski's theory.

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Sal Mendaglio, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary, as well as a chartered psychologist. His interests include the emotionality of gifted persons, self-concept, Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration, and counseling gifted persons.

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