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gestalt

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Science and Mathematics.

The perception of a pattern or structure as a whole, not as a sum of its constituent parts. The German Gestalt means ‘form’ or ‘shape’. See also jizz.

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Gestalt

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 253 words.

The key term of Gestalt psychology was contributed by the Austrian philosopher, Christian von Ehrenfels, in his paper ‘On Gestalt

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Gestalt

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 254 words.

The key term of Gestalt psychology was contributed by the Austrian philosopher, Christian von Ehrenfels, in his paper ‘On Gestalt

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gestalt

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 133 words.

• gestalt • asphalt • belt, Celt, dealt, dwelt, felt, gelt, knelt, melt, misdealt, pelt, Scheldt, smelt, spelt, svelte,

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gestalt

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 133 words.

• gestalt • asphalt • belt, Celt, dealt, dwelt, felt, gelt, knelt, melt, misdealt, pelt, Scheldt, smelt, spelt, svelte,

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gestaltism

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 53 words.

n. a school of psychology, originating in Germany, that regards mental processes as wholes (gestalt, from the German

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gestalt

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Science and Mathematics.

The perception of a pattern or structure as a whole, not as a sum of its constituent parts. The German Gestalt means ‘form’ or ‘shape’. See also jizz.

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gestalt

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 155 words.

Early 20th-century gestalt psychology was concerned with the perception of coherent wholes, for example, demonstrating that wholes with a part

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gestalt

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 156 words.

Early twentieth-century gestalt psychology was concerned with the perception of coherent wholes, for example, demonstrating that wholes with a part

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Gestalt Therapy

Clayton Shorkey and Michael Uebel.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 1603 words.

The entry defines Gestalt therapy, including brief history, major influences, contributors, and current status of Gestalt therapy in terms of

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gestaltism <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 44 words.

a school of psychology that regards mental processes as wholes (gestalt) that cannot be broken down into constituent

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gestaltism <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 44 words.

a school of psychology that regards mental processes as wholes (gestalts) that cannot be broken down into constituent

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gestalt psychology

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 43 words.

School of psychology characterized by the expression ‘the whole (gestalt) is greater than the sum of its parts’.

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gestaltism (gestalt psychology <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 57 words.

a school of psychology, originating in Germany, that regards mental processes as wholes (gestalt, from the German meaning ‘form’ or ‘body’) that cannot be broken down into constituent...

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gestaltism <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 52 words.

a school of psychology that regards mental processes as wholes (gestalt) that cannot be broken down into constituent parts. From this was developed ...

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Gestalt theory

John Scott and Gordon Marshall.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 122 words.

An early 20th-century development in psychology and an alternative to empiricist theories of perception and knowledge. A gestalt is a

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Gestalt theory

Edited by John Scott.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 122 words.

An early 20th-century development in psychology and an alternative to *empiricist theories of perception and knowledge. A gestalt is

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Gestalt Therapy

Clayton T. Shorkey and Michael Uebel.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health. 1646 words.

The entry defines Gestalt therapy, including brief history, major influences, contributors, and current status of Gestalt therapy in terms of memberships and journals. Key concepts are...

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gestalt theory

Stephen E. Palmer.

in The Oxford Companion to Consciousness

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 1784 words.

The Gestalt School of psychological thought originated in Germany early in the 20th century (for a comprehensive review, see Koffka

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Gestalt theory

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A theory of perception and social understanding that emphasizes the degree to which individuals understand phenomena as wholes, greater than the sum of their individual parts. ‘Gestaltists...

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gestalt psychology

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Psychology.

A school of psychology concerned largely with emergent Gestalt phenomena in perception. Its forerunners were the German poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832), the Austrian physicist,...

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