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Gestaltpsychology

approach that views psychological phenomena, such as perception, learning and thinking, as organised, structuredwholes. For instance, the Gestalt approach toproblem solving seeks the need for structural understandingin comprehending how different parts of the problem fittogether to reach the goal.

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October 17th 2021

positive symptoms

behavioursrelated to a mental disorder which do not occur in healthy persons; for example, hallucinations in schizophrenia.