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1

According to Adler, the striving for success or _____________ is the dynamic force behind our actions

superiority

2

Adler believed that people are motivated more by _______________ than by reality.

fictions (beliefs)

3

Consistent with Adler's final theory, healthy people strive for the _________________________ of all humankind.

betterment

4

Adler frequently stated that all people come into the world _____________________ with physical inferiorities.

blessed

5

Fictions are people's expectations of the ____________________.

future

6

Lack of ______________________ is the essence of maladjustment.

social interest

7

Gemeinschaftsgefühl, or ____________________________, refers to a positive feeling for all humanity.

social interest

8

Unhealthy people strive for personal _____________________, whereas psychologically healthy people strive for the success of all people.

superiority, gain

9

Adler held that personality is shaped by the ________________ power, although heredity and environment contribute to its building material.

creative

10

Unhealthy people have an essentially useless ________________ of life whereas healthy people have a useful one.

style

11

The concept of organ _________________ suggests that a person can express a diseased or inferior part of the body to gain sympathy from other people.

dialect (jargon)

12

To Adler, personality is molded by subjective ________________ rather than by reality.

perceptions

13

Maladjusted people tend to set their goals too ______________.

high

14

People with a ___________________ style of life try to make permanent a parasitic relationship with their mother.

pampered

15

Safeguarding tendencies protect a person from __________________________.

public disgrace

16

Adler believed that if style of life changes, then one's ____________________________ should also change.

early recollections

17

Two common excuses are ___________________ and "Yes, but."

"if only"

18

The masculine _________________ is a false belief that men are superior to women.

protest

19

Research has found that prisoners tend to have low _________________________ .

social interest

20

Adler was a ____________________ born child, and he believed that children who enter their family in that position are likely to develop strong social interest.

second