Biological and Humanistic Approaches to Personality
In his approach, he used the physiological, safety, belongingness and love, esteem, and self-actualization terms to describe and depict the pattern that growth needs influence the formation of personality. Thus, marslow divided human wants into groups of wants/needs. First, there are the physiological needs which have to be met before all other needs are met. These are the main physical requirements for survival (Schustack, & Friedman, 2006). Growth will not occur if these needs are not met.