PSYCHOGENIC NEED

U.S. psychologist Henry Alexander Murray defined psychogenic need as concerned with emotional satisfaction in opposition to biological satisfaction. Such psychogenic needs include the affiliative, dominance and seclusion.

PSYCHOGENIC NEED: "The need to be alone is a psychogenic need as defined by Murray."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHOGENIC NEED," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychogenic-need/ (accessed November 18, 2019).
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