Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration

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1902-09-01 00:00:00

Kazimierz Dabrowski

Born near Lublin, Poland.

1914-06-06 00:00:00

World War I

1918-02-01 00:00:00

Catholic University

1924-04-01 00:00:00

University of Poznan

1926-05-01 16:25:49

University of Warsaw

Medical school

1928-04-01 00:00:00

University of Geneva

M.D. and Diploma in Pedagogy

1929-05-01 16:25:49

The Psychological Conditions of Suicide

Dombrowski, C. (1929). Les conditions psychologiques du suicide. Genève, Switzerland: Imprimerie du Commerce.

1931-04-01 00:00:00

University of Poznan

Received his Ph.D. in Psychology.

1931-09-27 18:17:07

On the influence of the environment on the formation and development of children's nervousness

1933-04-01 00:00:00

Visit to the U.S.

1934-04-01 00:00:00

Polish version of "Psychological Bases of Self-Mutilation" (1937)

Podstawy psychologiczne samodreczenia (automutylacji)

1935-02-01 00:00:00

Nervousness of Children and Youth

Nerwowosc dzieci i mlodziezy

1937-02-01 21:38:39

Psychological Bases of Self-Mutilation

Dabrowski, C. (1937). Psychological bases of self-mutilation. Genetic Psychology Monographs, 19, 1-104.

1938-02-01 00:00:00

Types of Augmented Psychic Excitability

Typy wzmożonej pobudliwości psychicznej

1938-05-01 00:00:00

Modern tasks and needs of psychiatry and mental hygiene in Poland

Nowoczesne zadania i potrzeby psychiatrii i higieny psychicznej w Polsce

1939-09-17 16:52:37

World War II

The invasion of Poland in 1939 eliminated any possibility of research or publication during the six years of the Second World War (Dabrowski & Piechowski, 1977).

1940-09-16 19:39:56

Married Eugenia

1948-08-02 19:09:10

Stalinist Era

1948-09-16 19:39:56

Remarks on Jackson's theory

Uwagi o teorii Jacksona

1948-09-17 16:52:37

The Concept of Mental Health

Pojęcie zdrowia psychicznego.

1949-08-02 19:09:10

Disintegration as a Positive Stage in the Development of the Individual

Dezintegracja jako pozytywny etap w rozwoju jednostki

1951-08-02 19:09:10

A. Mickiewicz University

Michael Piechowski graduated with his MSc. degree in 1956, in Poznań, Poland.

1958-09-16 19:39:56

Nervousness of Children and Youth

Nerwowosc dzieci i mlodziezy. Second edition of this book.

1959-08-02 19:09:10

Social-Educational Child Psychiatry

1959-09-27 18:17:07

On Positive Disintegration

Dabrowski, K. (1959). Sur la désintégration positive. Une esquisse de la théorie concernant le développement psychique de l’homme à travers les états de déséquilibre, la nervosité, névroses et psychoses. Annales médico-psychologiques, 117, T. 2, no 4.

1961-09-16 19:39:56

Piechowski - 1st Ph.D.

Piechowski received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in August 1965.

1964-01-01 00:00:00

On Positive Disintegration

First book about the theory, published in Poland.

1964-01-01 00:00:00

Positive Disintegration

Dabrowski, K. (1964). Positive Disintegration. Boston, MA: Little, Brown.

1965-01-01 00:00:00

Moved to Canada

1967-01-01 00:00:00

Personality-Shaping Through Positive Disintegration

Dabrowski, K. (1967). Personality-Shaping Through Positive Disintegration. Boston, MA: Little, Brown.

1967-02-01 00:00:00

Dabrowski meets Piechowski

Dabrowski and Piechowski met in February 1967.

1968-01-01 00:00:00

The Inner Psychic Milieu

Dabrowski, K. (1968). Le milieu psychique interne. Annales Medico-Psychologiques, 457-485.

1968-08-01 00:00:00

Esalen Institute

Summer 1968

1969-01-01 00:00:00

Higher Emotions and the Objectivity of Evaluation

Dabrowski, K., & Piechowski, M. M. (1969). Les emotions supérieures et l'objectivité d'évaluation. Annales médicopsychologigues, Paris, 127(2), 589-613.

1969-02-01 00:00:00

Multilevelness Project

1970-01-01 00:00:00

Piechowski - 2nd Ph.D.

Piechowski received his second doctoral degree, this time in psychology, at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

1970-08-01 00:00:00

First International Conference on TPD

First International Conference on the Theory of Positive Disintegration, Laval, Quebec.

1970-09-16 19:39:56

Mental Growth Through Positive Disintegration

Dabrowski, K. (With Kawczak, A., & Piechowski, M. M.). (1970). Mental growth through positive disintegration. London: Gryf.

1971-01-01 00:00:00

Dynamics of Concepts - Polish version

1972-01-01 00:00:00

Multilevelness of Emotional and Instinctive Functions

Volume 1 - 1974 Volume 2 - 1972

1972-01-01 00:00:00

Psychoneurosis is Not an Illness

Dabrowski, K. (1972). Psychoneurosis is not an illness: Neuroses and psychoneuroses from the perspective of positive disintegration. London, England: Gryf.

1972-08-01 00:00:00

Existential Thoughts and Aphorisms

Cienin, P. (1972). Existential thoughts and aphorisms. London, England: Gryf.

1972-09-16 19:39:56

Fragments from the Diary of a Madman

Cienin, P. (1972). Fragments from the diary of a madman. London, England: Gryf.

1973-01-01 00:00:00

Original OEQ

Open-ended Overexcitability Questionnaire

1973-04-01 00:00:00

The Dynamics of Concepts

Dabrowski, K. (1973). The dynamics of concepts. London, England: Gryf.

1974-04-01 00:00:00

Two developmental concepts: Multilevelness and developmental potential

Piechowski, M. M. (1974). Two developmental concepts: Multilevelness and developmental potential. Counseling and Values, 18(2), 86-93.

1975-04-01 00:00:00

A Theoretical and Empirical Approach to the Study of Development

Piechowski, M. M. (1975). A theoretical and empirical approach to the study of development. Genetic Psychology Monographs, 92, 231-297.

1975-04-01 00:00:00

Trud istenienia

"The Toil of Existence"

1975-06-06 00:00:00

University of Illinois

at Urbana-Champaign.

1976-01-01 00:00:00

On the philosophy of development through positive disintegration and secondary integration

Dabrowski, K. (1976). On the philosophy of development through positive disintegration and secondary integration. Dialectics and Humanism, 3(3-4), 131-144.

Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration

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