DIRECTED THINKING By N., Sam M.S. - 279 Thinking towards a specific goal. See critical thinking. DIRECTED THINKING: "Joe used directed thinking to solve his problem." Related Psychology Terms Developing a Case Study FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Hitler and Conformity OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION Diagnosis and Treatment Planning ADOLESCENCE (Theories) ANTISOCIAL REACTION READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) SCHIZOID PERSONALITY (Schizo- thymic Personality) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DIRECTED THINKING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/directed-thinking/ (accessed July 2, 2022).