transpersonal
adjective Date: circa 1906 1. extending or going beyond the personal or individual 2. of, relating to, or being psychology or psychotherapy concerned especially with esoteric mental experience (as mysticism and altered states of consciousness) beyond the usual limits of ego and personality

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  • transpersonal — [trans pʉr′sə nəl] adj. 1. that transcends the personal or the individual 2. designating or of psychology, psychotherapy, etc. concerned with matters beyond those of the individual personality, such as, variously, mysticism, spiritual… …   English World dictionary

  • Transpersonal — The term Transpersonal is often used to refer to psychological categories that transcend the normal features of ordinary ego functioning. That is, stages of psychological growth, or stages of consciousness, that move beyond the rational… …   Wikipedia

  • transpersonal — I. (ˈ)tranz, raan , n(t)s+ adjective Etymology: trans + personal : extending or going beyond the personal or individual to transcend the immediacy of desire and to live for ends which are transpersonal Walter Lippmann suggestions that he had… …   Useful english dictionary

  • transpersonal — transpersonally, adv. /trans perr seuh nl/, adj. extending beyond or transcending the personal. [1905 10; TRANS + PERSONAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • transpersonal — adjective That transcends the personal or individual …   Wiktionary

  • transpersonal — trans·per·son·al pərs nəl, ən əl adj of, relating to, or being psychology or psychotherapy concerned esp. with esoteric mental experience (as mysticism and altered states of consciousness) beyond the usual limits of ego and personality …   Medical dictionary

  • transpersonal — adjective relating to or denoting states of consciousness beyond the limits of personal identity …   English new terms dictionary

  • transpersonal — trans·personal …   English syllables

  • transpersonal — trans•per•son•al [[t]trænsˈpɜr sə nl[/t]] adj. 1) cvb extending beyond or transcending the personal 2) psl being or involving an altered state of consciousness • Etymology: 1905–10 trans•per′son•al•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • Transpersonal psychology — is a school of psychology that studies the transpersonal, self transcendent or spiritual aspects of the human experience. The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology describes transpersonal psychology as the study of humanity’s highest potential, and …   Wikipedia

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