PSYCHOGENIC NEED

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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., Sam M.S., "PSYCHOGENIC NEED," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychogenic-need/ (accessed June 25, 2022).

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