PSYCHOLOGICAL DETERMINISM By N., Sam M.S. - 133 The opinion that most psychological phenomena are determined by outside forces out of the control of the individual experiencing them. This is especially the case in behaviors. PSYCHOLOGICAL DETERMINISM: "The doctor was not certain that Amanda's behavior was an example of psychological determinism." Related Psychology Terms Ethics and Legal Course: Landmark Legal Case ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Identifying Relevant Theories and Models Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION ANTISOCIAL REACTION Crisis Diagnosis and Intervention Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PSYCHOLOGICAL DETERMINISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychological-determinism/ (accessed October 4, 2022).