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Free will.

Emphasises that people have full control of their destiny.

2

Maslows theory.

The importance of personal growth and fulfilment which leads to happiness.

3

Self-actualisation.

Drive to realise ones true potential. Moments of extreme inspiration and ectasy.

4

Focus on self.

Feelings of self-worth develop in childhood from the result of a child interactions with parents.

5

Congruence.

Similarity between a persons ideal self and how they perceive themselves to be. The closer the self image and idea self are the greater the congruence and the higher the self worth.

6

Conditions of worth.

The love and acceptance given by others that are considered necessary for happiness

7

Strengths.

Adolescents who experience conditional positive regard are likely to display more ‘fake self behaviour’- doing things to meet other people’s expectations.

loses touch with own self.

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Limitations

Too idealistic and unrealistic and fails to establish a casual relationship between variables.