EGOISTIC HELPING By N., Sam M.S. - 98 A type of helping behaviour where the goal of the helper is to increase positive feelings or to recieve some sort of benefit. See altruistic behaviour. EGOISTIC HELPING: "In egoistic helping we are looking for apoditive feelings." Related Psychology Terms A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Selecting a Diagnosis Diagnosis and Treatment Planning MENTAL HEALTH AND ECONOMIC LEVEL ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the Treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder FAMILY CARE SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EGOISTIC HELPING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/egoistic-helping/ (accessed July 1, 2022).