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By Kazimierz Dabrowski

For psychologist and psychiatrist Kazimierz Dabrowski, character isn't a given – it needs to be consciously created and built by means of the person. In his moment English-language publication, Personality-Shaping via optimistic Disintegration, first released in 1967, Dr. Dabrowski offers a finished therapy of character that continues to be appropriate, probably extra so this day than whilst it used to be first written. right here Dabrowski describes personality’s person and common features, the tools taken with shaping it, and case stories of recognized personalities (including Augustine and Michelangelo) demonstrating the empirical and normative nature of character improvement.

Included during this variation are the unique creation, written via former APA president O. Hobart Mowrer, an appendix detailing a research on talented youngsters and awesome skills performed via Dr. Dabrowski, in addition to formerly unpublished biographical items interpreting the personalities of Beethoven, Kierkegaard, and Unamuno.

Grounded in Dabrowski’s idea of optimistic disintegration, Personality-Shaping introduces the thoughts on the center of the idea and on the center of human capability, creativity, social provider, internal clash, psychological ailment, and private development. Dabrowski’s all-embracing point of view is right now a clean substitute to the one-dimensional theories and traits pervasive within the box of psychology, and a whole assertion in its personal correct of all these facets of human nature too frequently marginalized, missed, or denied – a progressive and heartfelt manufactured from Dr. Dabrowski’s incisive observations and all-embracing vision.

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