existential psychology: Meaning and Definition of

existen'tial psychol'ogy

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  1. psychology limited to the observation and description of existent data as the content of experience.
  2. the psychological theories or doctrines of existentialism, esp. those dealing with the situation of humankind in a universe seen as purposeless or irrational.
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