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Opting to Change: Students’ Informal Self-change Endeavors

  • Yechiel Klar
  • Arie Nadler
  • Thomas E. Malloy


Trying to self improve and self change are highly appreciated personal endeavors in current western culture (Rieff, 1966; Starker, 1988; Wilson, 1976). A variety of formal enterprises, flourishing in past decades, reflect the need for self change. These include psychotherapies (Beit-Hallahmi, 1987; Zilbergeld, 1983), encounter, self-help, and awareness training groups (Back, 1972; Finkelstein, Wenegrat & Yalom, 1982; Gottlieb, 1988; Klar et al., 1990), and dieting or physical fitness programs (Haber, 1984).


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  • Yechiel Klar
  • Arie Nadler
  • Thomas E. Malloy

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