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existential psychotherapy

a form of psychotherapy that deals with the here and now of the client’s total situation rather than with his or her past or underlying dynamics. It emphasizes the exploration and development of meaning in life, focuses on emotional experiences and decision making, and stresses a person’s responsibility for his or her own existence. See also logotherapy.

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March 3rd 2024

W

W

1. symbol for the coefficient of concordance.

2. symbol for the statistic obtained from the Wilcoxon rank-sum test.