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Norman Bates' Personality and Maslow's Theory

Can you help me analyze Norman Bates personality using Maslow's theory?

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First off, as you briefly explicate Norman's twisted relationship with his mother, which is quite Oedipal in nature to me, it seems like his major unresolved parent/child relationship and issues from his mom definitely align with Maslow's theory's premises. For example, it seems like Norman is acting out not only because of his split personality, but also perhaps because he is not getting the belongingness and love ...

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Norman Bates' personality is briefly assessed using major tenets of Maslow's theory.