People in quandaries; the semantics of personal adjustment.


New York, London, Harper and Row [1946] .

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Subjects Adjustment (Psychology)
Mental Health.
Personality.
Semantics.
Description 2 preliminary leaves, vii-xiv, 532 pages diagrams 22 cm
Copyright Date [1946]
Notes "First edition."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 519-526).
Contents Part I. People in quandaries. Verbal cocoons -- Part II. Scientific living. Never the same river -- Science and personality -- Science and tomorrow -- Part III. Words and not-words. The world of not-words -- The world of words -- The process of abstracting -- Three basic notions -- Working principles -- Practical devices and techniques -- Part IV. The making of a difference. The language of maladjustment -- Language as technique -- The major maladjustments -- Our common maladjustments -- And so, forth -- Part V. Applications. In other people's quandaries -- The Indian's have no word for it (The problem of stuttering) -- The urgency of paradise.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1039419
(OCoLC)ocm01039419
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WorldCat Identities Johnson, Wendell, 1906-1965.
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