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Descriptor English: Existentialism
Descriptor Spanish: Existencialismo
Descriptor Portuguese: Existencialismo
Descriptor French: Existentialisme
Entry term(s): Existential Psychology
Psychology, Existential
Tree number(s): F02.739.418
K01.752.304
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005086
Scope note: Philosophy based on the analysis of the individual's existence in the world which holds that human existence cannot be completely described in scientific terms. Existentialism also stresses the freedom and responsibility of the individual as well as the uniqueness of religious and ethical experiences and the analysis of subjective phenomena such as anxiety, guilt, and suffering. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
PX psychology
Online Note: use EXISTENTIALISM to search EXISTENTIAL PSYCHOLOGY 1974-78
History Note: EXISTENTIAL PSYCHOLOGY was see under EXISTENTIALISM 1974-78
DeCS ID: 5185
Unique ID: D005086
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Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/13
Existentialism - Preferred
Concept UI M0008018
Scope note Philosophy based on the analysis of the individual's existence in the world which holds that human existence cannot be completely described in scientific terms. Existentialism also stresses the freedom and responsibility of the individual as well as the uniqueness of religious and ethical experiences and the analysis of subjective phenomena such as anxiety, guilt, and suffering. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
Preferred term Existentialism
Existential Psychology - Narrower
Concept UI M0008017
Preferred term Existential Psychology
Entry term(s) Psychology, Existential



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