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Man’s Search for Meaning

Man’s Search for Meaning

Man’s Search for Meaning Logotherapy: The Psychiatric Credo Summary & Analysis

Summary
Analysis
Frankl asserts that man is always free, and that his innermost self can never be taken away or damaged by an external actor—even by mental illness itself. In cases in which a patient is incurable, Frankl hopes to at least help them maintain their dignity and humanity.
Frankl believes that his theories apply to absolutely everyone, no matter how mentally ill that person might be. Even in the most severe cases, he believes that the patient can still retain his freedom to choose his path.
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