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Kriz' papers published in English language

a) Books:

Kriz, Jürgen (1988): Facts and Artefacts in Social Science. An epistemological and methodological analysis of social science research techniqes. Hamburg, NewYork: McGraw-Hill

Matthies, Michael, Malchow, Horst & Kriz, Jürgen (Eds), (2001): Integrative Systems Approaches to Natural and Social Dynamics. Heidelberg: Springer


Kriz, Jürgen (2006): Self-actualization. Hamburg: BoD

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Kriz, Jürgen (2008): Self-actualization. Person-Centred Approach and Systems Theory.  Ross-on-Wye: pccs-books

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b) Papers/ book chapters

Längle, Alfried & Kriz, Jürgen (2012): The Renewal of Humanism in European Psychotherapy: Developments and Applications. Psychotherapy, 49,4, p. 430 – 436

Kriz, Jürgen & Längle, Alfried (2012): A European Perspective on the Position Papers, Psychotherapy, 49, 4, p. 475 - 479

Kriz, Jürgen (2012): Person-Centred Approach and Systems Theory. In: Cornelius-White, M., Motschnig, R. & Lux, M. (eds.): Theory and Practice of the Person-Centered Approach: Interconnections beyond Psychotherapy. Springer (i.Dr.)

Kriz, Jürgen (2009): Cognitive and Interactive Patterning: Processes of creating meaning. In: Jaan Valsiner, Peter C. M. Molenaar, Maria C. D. P. Lyra & Nandita Chaudhary (Eds): Dynamic Process Methodology in the Social and Developmental Sciences. New York: Springer, 619 - 650 

Cornelius-White, Jeffrey H.D. & Kriz, Jürgen (2008): The Formative Tendency: Person-centred Systems Theory, Interdependence and Human Potential. In: Brian Levitt (ed): Reflections on human potential: The person-centred approach as a positive psychology. Ross-on-Wye (UK): PCCS-books, 116-130

Kriz, Jürgen (2007): Oswald Külpe and the Würzburg School from the perspective of modern systems theory. In: Skilters, Jurgis (ed): Complex cognition and qualitative science: A legacy of Oswald Külpe. (The Baltic international yearbook of cognition, logic and communication, vol.2) Riga: Univ.of Latvia Press, p. 33-56

Kriz, Jürgen (2007): Actualizing Tendency: The Link between PCE and  Interdisciplinary Systems Theory. Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies (PCEP), 6, 1, 30-44

Kriz, Jürgen (2001):Self-Organization of Cognitive and Interactional  Processes. In:  Matthies, M., Malchow, H. & Kriz, J (Eds): Integrative Systems Approaches to Natural and Social Dynamics. Heidelberg: Springer, 517-537

Kriz, Jürgen (2000): Thoughts about Research in the Field of  Expressive Arts Therapy. . POIESIS. A  Journal of the Arts and Communication, 2, 82 - 87

Bröcker, Thomas & Kriz, Jürgen (1999): Formation and Adaptation of Schemata. In: Tschacher, W. & Dauwalder, J.-P. (Eds): Dynamics, Synergetics, Autonomous Agents. Singapore, New Jersey, London: World Scientific, 129-142

Kriz, Jürgen (1999): On Attractors - The Teleological Principle in Systems Theory, the Arts and Therapy. POIESIS. A  Journal of the Arts and Communication, 24-29

Kriz, Jürgen (1997): On Chaos and Order. Gestalt Theory, 19, 197-211

Kriz, Jürgen (1993): Pattern Formation in Complex Cognitive Processes. In: Haken, H. & Mikhailov, A. (eds.): Interdisciplinary Approaches to Nonlinear Complex Systems. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer, 161-175

Kriz, Jürgen (1992): Simulating Clinical Processes by Population Dynamics. Tschacher,W., Schiepek G & Brunner E.J. (Eds.): Self-Organization and Clinical Psychology. Empirical Approaches to Synergetics in Psychology. Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, 150-162

Kriz, Jürgen (1991): Mental Health: Its Conception in Systems Theory. An Outline of the Person-Centered Systems Approach. In: Pelaez, M.J. (Ed.): Comparative Sociology of Familiy, Health & Education, XX, (Malaga, Espania), 6061 - 6083

Kriz, Jürgen (1990): Synergetics in Clinical Psychology. In: Haken Hermann & Stadler, Michael (Eds.) Synergetics of Cognition. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, 293 - 304

Kriz, Jürgen (1970): On Library Rationalization. Automatic library catalogues by the computersystem FORBIS. Proceedings COMMON European Region, ann.meet. Wien, S. 299 - 308