AUTONOMOUS By N., Sam M.S. - 44 1. having a completely independent existence. 2. having the abilities for self-government. 3. acting or operating under one AUTONOMOUS: "An autonomous person does not usually ask others for help." Related Psychology Terms Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Developing a Case Study JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ANTISOCIAL REACTION APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) CHILD PSYCHOLOGY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AUTONOMOUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/autonomous/ (accessed June 29, 2022).