individual psychology

noun
in·​di·​vid·​u·​al psychology | \ ˌin-də-ˈvij-(ə-)wəl-, -ˈvij-əl- How to pronounce individual psychology (audio) \

Medical Definition of individual psychology

: a modification of psychoanalysis developed by the Austrian psychologist Alfred Adler emphasizing feelings of inferiority and a desire for power as the primary motivating forces in human behavior

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“Individual psychology.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/individual%20psychology. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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