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By Jon Roeckelein

Fully cross-referenced and source-referenced, this dictionary includes over 1200 entries inclusive of phrases referring to legislation, theories, hypotheses, doctrines, rules, and results in early and modern mental literature. every one access comprises the definition/description of the time period with statement, through a few cross-referenced, comparable phrases, and by means of chronologically-ordered resource references to point the evolution of the time period. An appendix offers supplementary fabric on many legislation and theories now not incorporated within the dictionary itself and may be necessary to scholars and students eager about uniqueness components in psychology.

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See PROBABILITY THEORY/ LAWS. ADLER’S THEORY OF PERSONALITY. The Austrian psychoanalyst Alfred Adler (1870–1937) received his medical degree in 1895 from the University of Vienna with a specialty in ophthalmology but then changed to psychiatry after a period of practice in general medicine. Adler was one of the charter members of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society, serving as its president in 1910, but resigned from the society in 1911 because of theoretical differences with Sigmund Freud (Colby, 1951; Ansbacher & Ansbacher, 1956, 1964).

Even though empirical studies do not verify the ‘‘draining off’’ or ‘‘cathartic-expression’’ rationale for aggression, instinct theory is attractive to many people as a basis for aggression because it is a comprehensive and easy blend of anecdote, analogical leaps, unsystematic journalism, self-serving rationalization, irresponsibility, and undefined concepts (Goldstein, 1994). According to the drive theory of aggression, aggressive acts stem from a heightened state of arousal or drive that is reduced through overt expression of aggressive behavior (Baron, 1977).

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