Maslow’s Hierarchy of Basic Human Needs

Definition
  Each individual has unique characteristics, but certain needs are common to all people. A need is something that is desirable, useful or necessary. Human needs are physiologic and psychological conditions that an individual must meet to achieve a state of health or well-being.

Physiologic
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Oxygen Fluids Nutrition Body temperature Elimination Rest and sleep Sex

3. 3. Needs may be met in different ways Needs may be stimulated by external and internal factor Priorities may be deferred Needs are interrelated Maslow’s Characteristics of a Self-Actualized Person . The need to love and be loved The need to care and to be cared for. 3. institution. or organization Self-Esteem Needs 1. 2. 2. Physical safety 2. 4. Needs are universal. 4. create and understand or comprehend for harmonious relationships for beauty or aesthetics for spiritual fulfillment Characteristics of Basic Human Needs 1. The need for affection: to associate or to belong The need to establish fruitful and meaningful relationships with people. Psychological safety 3. 4. The The The The need need need need to learn.Safety and Security 1. The need for shelter and freedom from harm and danger Love and belonging 1. 4. 5. 2. 3. 2. Self-worth Self-identity Self-respect Body image Self-Actualization Needs 1.

listens to others carefully 8. Can make decisions contrary to popular opinion 18. Has low degree of self-conflict. Is dedicated to some work. Has superior perception. Can appear remote or detached 16. Is problem centered rather than self-centered 19. flexible. Is realistic. sees life clearly and is objective about his or her observations 2. politics and philosophy 7. personality is integrated 13. loving and governed more by inner directives than by society 17. music. does not need fame. is more decisive 4. Is friendly. Accepts the world for what it is . Understands art. duty or vocation 9. Is highly independent. Respect self. Is open to new ideas 11. Is usually accurate in predicting future events 6. Judges people correctly 3. and possesses a feeling of self-control 14. Possesses humility. spontaneous.1. task. Is self-confident and has self-respect 12. Has a clear notion of right or wrong 5. courageous. desires privacy 15. Is highly creative. and willing to make mistakes 10.

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