Anxiety and the Emerging Child: Engaging “What is”
Issue: Vol 22 No. 1 (2014)
Journal: Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism
Subject Areas: Philosophy
This paper utilizes a humanistic psychology theoretical framework and pays attention to the rampancy of anxiety affecting youth in the United States. This paper intends to explore the phenomena of anxiety and discuss how it could be perceived as an opportunity for growth if approached in a constructive way. Specifically, we argue that youth need to be able to meet their inner self in the phenomena of anxiety in an empowering way, rather than unconsciously fleeting its destructive affects.
Author: Christopher Kazanjian, Su-Jin Choi
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