Comparison Of Basic Human Needs And Maslows Hierarchy Of Needs

The categories of Maslow's hierarchy are closely related to the basic human needs discussed in paragraph 1-6. Table 1-1 contains a comparison.

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

Basic Human Needs

Physiological: Food, shelter, water, sleep, oxygen

Safety: Security, stability, order, physical Safety

Physical Needs: Food, water, oxygen, Elimination, clothing and shelter for body warmth and protection, activity, or sensory and motor stimulation, including sex, physical exercise, and rest

Love and Belonging: Affection, identification, companionship

Esteem and Recognition: Self-esteem, self-respect, prestige, success, esteem of others

Emotional Needs: Love, including approval and esteem, importance, including recognition and respect, adequacy, including self-sufficiency and the need to be needed and wanted, productivity, including work an creative pursuits

Self-actualization: Self-fulfillment, achieving one's capabilities

Aesthetic: Beauty, harmony, spiritual

Social Needs: Identification or belonging, education or learning, religion or spiritual, recreation or play

Table 1-1. Comparison of basic human needs and Maslow's hierarchy of needs.

Table 1-1. Comparison of basic human needs and Maslow's hierarchy of needs.

a. Physical needs are roughly equivalent to Maslow's physiological and safety needs.

b. Emotional needs are roughly equivalent to Maslow's love and belonging and esteem and recognition needs.

c. Social needs are roughly equivalent to Maslow's self-actualization and aesthetic needs.

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