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Examining Contrasting Views from Behaviorism and Psycho- Biological Perspectives

Deborah Williams*

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000130

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    • Clinician III at Preventive Measures, LLC, Allentown, Philadelphia, USA

    *Corresponding author: Deborah A. Williams, Psychotherapist at LVCMHC/NCMHC, Allentown, Pennsylvania Area, USA

Received: June 09, 2017   Published: June 15, 2017

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Abstract

First and foremost, humanistic psychology originated during the 1960’s which sought out to examine the components of selfidentity, self-growth, and self-worth after the post-war American society [1]. Humanistic psychology espoused the belief that mental illness psychologists examined the patient in a holistic manner along with the philosophy of the “growth-driven self” [1] The history of psychology has shown students that another version of helping mental illness in comparison to previous theories of psychoanalysis (Freud) and behaviorism (Tolman) did exist

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