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Systems and Theories

  1. Melvin H. Marx

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0973

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

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Marx, M. H. 2010. Systems and Theories. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.

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  1. N. Hutchinson Island, Florida

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  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010


In American psychology, systems and theories historically have been closely associated. For this reason, it is important that students of psychology know at least the essence of the major systems that have influenced and, to a lesser degree, continue to influence psychological thought.


  • psychological systems;
  • psychological theories