Theory of Personality

Social good, and an insightful take on behavior present in the healthy personality, which is the healthy orientation.

On the other side, non-productive personalities can manifest if we don 't find a way to satisfy our needs in a socially responsible ways. Manifestations include highly sensitive/preoccupied (receptive), schmoozers (marketing), busybodies (authoritarian), scrooges (hoarding), scammers and cheapskates (exploitative), psychopaths who cause pain and hurt others (necrophilous).


  • Authoritarianism
    compare to Ruling type in Individual Psychology, Moving against in Karen Horney's Theory of Neurosis
  • Automaton conformity
  • Biophilia
  • Exploitative orientation
  • Benign aggression
  • Hoarding orientation
  • Frame of orientation
  • Identity
  • Narcissism
  • Marketing orientation
  • Malignant aggression aka Destructiveness
  • Love
  • Necrophilia
  • Nonproductive orientation
  • Productive orientation
  • Organic drive aka Instinctual drive
  • Mechanism of escape aka Escape mechanism
  • Nonorganic drive
  • Receptive orientation
  • Relatedness aka Rootedness
  • Symbolic language
  • Transcendence