Social Interest: Adler's Key to the Meaning of Life

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Oneworld Publications, 1998 - Psychology - 242 pages
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Formulated in childhood, social interest refers to how individuals view themselves in relation to the external world. According to Alfred Adler, one of the founding fathers of modern psychoanalysis, an individual's level of social interest is key to his or her success in solving the problems of life. This revised edition of Adler theories explores this central feature of his philosophy.

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INTRODUCTION
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Adler and Freud Everything can be something else as well
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The life tasks and social interest
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Adler was born in Vienna. He is a contemporary of Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud and was a medical doctor. He moved to the United States in 1932.

Brett is an accredited Adlerian counselor and former Training Officer of the Adlerian Society of Great Britain.

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