WHAT ARE SOCIAL INTEREST AND COMMUNITY FEELING?
Sometimes, some of us focus on a goal or many goals for only themselves
and ignore their friends, maybe family members, communities and societies. Unfortunately,
maybe they don’t feel or know it is a wrong life because they live in the
inferiority or superiority complex, then they will have many mental disorders.
Let’s discuss this issue in simple information.
Adler stressed the importance of social interest and community feeling as a measure of mental health. Socialisation, which begins in childhood, gives a sense of belonging and of contributing to society. Individuals that have a strong sense of empathy and community feeling are more likely to overcome their feelings of inferiority.
Humans are social animals; we exist with others and need others to survive. Adler argued that social concern is neither just inborn nor learned, but a combination of both. It is based on an innate disposition but has to be…
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