SHS Web Conf.
Volume 70, 2019Trends in the Development of Psycho-Pedagogical Education in the Conditions of Transitional Society (ICTDPP-2019)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Psychophysiology and clinical psychology: theory and practice|
|Published online||22 November 2019|
Social interest as an antidote to suicide: the cross-cultural applicability of an Adlerian solution
University of Chicago Center for Adlerian Practice and Scholarship at Adler University,teaching Adlerian classes for Chicago, International Association of Individual Psychology, and a faculty member of ICASSI; 60602, Chicago, USA
2 Don State Technical University, Faculty “Psychology, Pedagogy and Defectology”, 344000 Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation
3 Takushoku University, Individual Psychology Association in Japan and Chimura Clinic as a mental practitioner; 099-1123, Tokorogunoketocho, Tokyo, Japan
4 Adlerian counseling and Psychotherapy, 60602, Chicago, USA
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The article examines the applicability of an Adlerian view of suicide as sabotaged social interest to clients in a contemporary multicultural context. The approach examined here also focuses on common human factors in suicide and common useful approaches to working with people and communities affected by suicide. AdlerТs theory of suicide as sabotaged social interest was conceived and developed in the early 20th century, during a time of global political crises, economic chaos, and social unsettledness. Sadly, this makes this theory particularly applicable to the first two decades of the 21st century as well.
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