Date of Award


Document Type

Undergraduate Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Degree Discipline



In order to study the problem of adolescent maladjustment, clinics have been established to provide tor scientific study or individual cases. The first guidance clinic along the line or individual Psycnoiogy was organized (1912) by Dr. Alfred Adler in Vienna, Austria. Since that time several have been established in various sections of the United States. It was through guidance clinics that psychologists have been able to rind sources of adolescent maladjustment. According to Meyer, Adler, and. Other personality disturbances are the results of undesirable habits which might have been avoided if the individual had received adequate training and proper guidance. According to Valentine, a thwarted ambition may have created in an individual a sense 01 minority, inability, incompleteness, or weakness. The sense of minority may have to do with one's stature, appearance, mentality, or inadequacy in any respect. This study purposes: 1. To determine causes or the inferiority complex. 2. To discover its symptoms as are indicated by behavior. 3. To determine its effect upon the individual. To suggest possible remedies.

Committee Chair/Advisor

A.L. Sheffield

Committee Member

A.L. Sheffield

Committee Member

A.L. Sheffield


Prairie View State Normal And Industrial College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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